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Inspirational day and an Amazon voucher

Inspirational day and an Amazon voucher

Lottie Swain, our Amazon voucher winner from the Exeter JCN/GPN study day, spoke to us about the event: ‘I found the wound management day at Exeter Racecourse very educational.

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Education for Health celebrates its 30th anniversary

Education for Health celebrates its 30th anniversary

Education for Health is celebrating 30 years of improving the lives of people with long-term conditions.

The education charity will mark this important milestone by sharing the stories of 30 people involved in its success on its website and social media channels — one each day in June.

It is also offering healthcare professionals the opportunity to apply for 30th anniversary bursaries and to attend a number of its workshops for just £30.

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Recent journal articles

Assessment of venous leg ulcers in primary care

Assessment of venous leg ulcers in primary care

A considerable proportion of general practice nurse (GPN) visits are for patients with venous leg ulcers (Guest et al, 2015). However, clinicians’ skills and knowledge in managing these cases vary (Wounds UK, 2016), due to the increase in comorbidities and complexities of venous ulcer presentation (

Charity offers comprehensive advice and support for people with allergies

Charity offers comprehensive advice and support for people with allergies

Allergy UK is the leading national patient information charity, providing advice and support to the estimated 21 million people living with allergic disease in the UK.

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