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The EU and nursing

Referendum day is now here and this week also saw the RCN debating the European Union and nursing. While the RCN is not taking a position on ‘bremain’ or ‘brexit’, the importance of nurses going out to vote was stressed. 

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NMC urges nurses to plan ahead for busy revalidation period

NMC urges nurses to plan ahead for busy revalidation period

Nurses due to revalidate in September are being urged to ‘plan ahead’ and make sure they are ready to revalidate during the busiest time of year for registration renewals.

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Recent journal articles

Chronic kidney disease: detection and management for GPNs

Chronic kidney disease: detection and management for GPNs

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an ongoing decline of renal function which may progress quite rapidly or develop slowly over many years. Due to the nature of the disease, it is linked to cardiovascular disease (CVD) and a host of symptoms, comorbidities, high mortality and reduced quality of life. T

C-reactive protein point-of-care testing for lower respiratory tract infections

C-reactive protein point-of-care testing for lower respiratory tract infections

Welcome to GPN’s learning zone. By reading the article in each issue, you can learn all about the key principles of subjects that are vital to your role as a general practice nurse. Once you have read the article, evaluate your knowledge on this topic by answering the 10 questions in the e-learning

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If you would like to write for the Journal of General Practice Nursing, please contact Binkie: Binkie@jcn.co.uk