Journal of General Practice Nursing (GPN)
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Vol. 6 No. 3
Navigating this uncertain and challenging time
National roll out of CARE programme
Thousands of missing prostate cancer diagnoses due to Covid-19 pandemic
From network to community: BAME and non-BAME staff
Impact of the pandemic on family life across cultures
Why timely diagnosis of heart failure is vital for patient wellbeing
General practice nursing leadership journey opens up new horizons
Life inside my hamster wheel: listening to that gut instinct
New gelling fiber technology evolves exudate management
Delivering the influenza vaccination programme in the COVID-19 environment
Physical assessment and clinical decision-making as part of respiratory assessment
Improving management of vitamin B12 deficiency in primary care
Shared care in wound management: a significant opportunity
Introducing an automated ABPI device with a lower limb care pathway
Assessing and treating venous leg ulcers in primary care
Recognising anxiety and depression in patients with long-term physical conditions

Articles: 16

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Vol. 6 No. 2
Responding to a changing healthcare landscape
Bridging competencies for GPNs transitioning to community nursing
Effective exudate management
Life inside my hamster wheel: refocusing and adapting to change
Vitamin D status in self-isolation: consideration for at-risk groups
Developing a freedom to speak up culture in primary care
GPN leadership in action: digital support
Supporting men affected by prostate cancer during Covid-19
Managing hay fever and allergic rhinitis in primary care
Leadership within the rapidly changing context of primary care services
Gaining control: managing asthma with medications
Getting the most from children and young people’s asthma reviews
Digital working — what have we learned from Covid-19?
Lipoedema management and quality of life: a collaborative patient review
Covid-19: challenges and opportunities for social care services
Wound debridement: what GPNs should know
Sexually transmitted infections: management in clinical practice

Articles: 17

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Vol. 6 No. 1
GPNs on the front line: rising to the challenge
Life inside my hamster wheel: juggling the demands of GP nursing
Indemnity in general practice: are you covered?
Why we need to keep talking about weight and its role in cancer
Why is managing exudate important?
Education in wound care: the need to improve access
Why is the vital role of GPNs being ignored?
Are we considering nutrition in the COPD care pathway?
Role of GPNs in promoting physical activity
Providing effective quality improvement for GPNs
Wound exudate: what GPNs should know
Travel health: risk assessment and vaccination for yellow fever

Articles: 12

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Vol. 5 No. 4
Gratitude for GPNs
Highlighting guidelines, upskilling staff and new education offers
Chronic oedema mangement in primary care
Supporting patients with psoriasis
Triggering a successful smoking quit attempt in 30 seconds
Domestic violence and alcholism
Role of UCS in wound care
Pneumonia wordsearch
My Practice
Improving assessment and management of lower limb wounds
Implementing latest NICE COPD guidelines
Are we asking GPNs to become wound care experts?
Assessing and managing surgical wound dehiscence in primary care
Assessment and management of psoriasis in primary care
Endometriosis: raising awareness and understanding in primary care
Care planning for people with long-term health conditions

Articles: 16

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Vol. 5 No. 3
Your primary care network needs you
Understanding new guidelines, or starting a postgraduate programme…
Leadership roles for GPNs in primary care networks
The Digital Nurse Network: creating confidence and competence
New campaign supports people with long-term conditions to be more active
Improving wound healing through high-quality wound care practice
Crossword — medico-legal issues
What do the new primary care networks mean for GPNs?
Comparison of manual and automated ABPI recording in patients
Taking a patient history as part of respiratory assessment
Influenza vaccines: why so much change?
Exploring the decision-making processes utilised by advanced nurse practitioners: a case study
Understanding the exudate factor: assessment and management

Articles: 13

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Vol. 5 No. 2
News update
Vitamin D: what are the facts?
Improving clinical outcomes through working in partnership
Making every moment count to protect patients from skin cancer
GPNs are vital to general practice
Vaccination should be mandatory for school entry
Do we overlook the patient while caring for their wound?
Long-term wounds in the older person: exploring the issues
What does the NHS Long Term Plan mean for GPNs?
Promoting healthy arteries: diagnosing and managing PAD
Enabling good nutritional care for patients with COPD
Measles on the rise: why and what GPNs can do to protect patients, themselves and colleagues
Contraceptive choices: an update for GPNs
Effective wound assessment for general practice nurses

Articles: 14

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Vol. 5 No. 1
Why NICE guidance matters for wound care
News Update
Dermatological conditions: looking beyond physical appearance
Foot health and primary care
Improvements to national cancer screening programmes
What does being a GPN mean to you?
Jobs
Many women are living longer with symptoms of the menopause
NHS Long Term Plan: an opportunity to improve respiratory care
Assessment and management of acne in a primary care setting
Bronchiectasis: recognising symptoms and management in general practice
Experiencing life on the streets
Chronic wounds and their effect on patient quality of life
Skin tears: a case-based and practical overview of prevention, assessment and management

Articles: 14

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Vol. 4 No. 4
What’s your GPN story?
Campaign champions nursing career opportunities
Encouraging male nurses into general practice nursing
News update
Radical service improves outcomes for patients with IBS in primary care
We’re all crucial to reducing cancer risk and improving patient outcomes
Psychological care for patients with long-term conditions
Improving access to health care for Gypsy and Traveller communities
General practice nurse-led cancer care reviews
Correct inhaler technique matters
Assessment and management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Holistic care for surgical wounds: a practical guide
How GPNs can meet the challenges of frailty in primary care
An overview of using an asset-based approach to nursing
Wound cleansing and debridement in practice

Articles: 15

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Vol. 4 No. 3
Transforming perceptions of nursing — finding joy
Ensuring the most efficient delivery system for flu vaccination
Measles: time to be vigilant
PCRS-UK — How to be more self-confident at work
Our practice
News update
Always Events® and ‘what matters to you?’
Travel-related communicable disease awareness
Technology enabled care services for patients with long-term conditions
Clinical assessment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Understanding the 2018–19 influenza immunisation programme
What should GPNs be doing to tackle obesity?
Lipoedema — a fat disorder: considerations for GPNs
Identification and management of biofilm in chronic wounds

Articles: 14

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Vol. 4 No. 2
PCRS-UK — Reducing variations in standards of respiratory care
Our practice
News update from Education for Health
A clinical heritage to trust
Jobs
Greener practice: actions to improve the health of patients and the planet
GPN leadership - raising our voice
Interstitial lung disease: diagnosis and management
What’s being done to develop the next generation of GPNs
A new spray-on chitosan FH02™ dressing for venous leg ulcers: an evaluation
Eczema and the influence of environmental factors
Improving shingles vaccination uptake
How diet can help women to survive the menopause
Assessment and nursing management of lymphoedema

Articles: 14

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Vol. 4 No. 1
Our practice
News update from Education for Health
Keeping the humanity in health care
Healthier lifestyles
Is it premature for public health authorities to promote e-cigarettes?
PCRS-UK — A pragmatic approach to conflicting asthma guidelines
Jobs
The human touch of general practice nursing
What’s being done to encourage nurses to return to practice
Placing our best leg forward: preventing lower leg conditions for our workforce and the general public
Sustainability and transformation partnerships for England and the challenges they face
NICE indicators for hypertension
Aspirin: transforming health care for 120 years and still rolling
COPD exacerbations: causes and management
Undertaking ear assessment and irrigation
Managing infection in chronic wounds in primary care
Irritable bowel syndrome in general practice

Articles: 17

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Vol. 3 No. 4
Our Practice - Karen Smithson
Education for Health news update
Investing in education directly impacts on patient outcomes
Peanut and tree nut allergy: getting the right advice to the right people
New voluntary standards promote consistent and structured GPN education
Hands-on perspective of using technology enabled services
A passport to good health: new app helps children manage their asthma
Health visitors for older people: building working relationships with GPNS
Now is the time of the general practice nurse
It's time to get to grips with wound assessment
PCRS-UK - supporting self-management
Stroke: taking action on a global killer
What is screening? The background, definitions and criteria
Fighting the stigma of asthma in adolescents
Role of triple therapy and patient management in COPD
An overview of the care of minor traumatic wounds
Telemedicine in wound care: improving patient outcomes

Articles: 17

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Vol. 3 No. 3
Reading Well Books on Prescription programme
News update from Education for Health
Demystifying National Institute for Health and Care Excellence quality standards
Promoting concordance in oedema maintenance therapy
Jobs
Practice matters: What Resilience means for general practice teams
Self-management programme of activity, coping and education
World COPD Day: a day to raise awareness of the UK’s fifth biggest killer
Welcome from the new editor-in-chief
Improving early detection of lung cancer and COPD
Key principles of care for patients with diabetes
Our practice
Nurse consultation: Role of self-care to prevent venous leg ulcer recurrence
Asthma exacerbation and the return-to-school calendar
Managing the skin in primary care: an overview for GPNs
Future of the seasonal influenza immunisation programme
Unravelling compression therapy for venous leg ulcers in general practice

Articles: 17

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Vol. 3 No. 2
UK Stroke Forum: a united force for stroke care
Why diet and lifestyle matter to ward off heart disease
News update from Education for Health
Job descriptions for nurses working in primary care
PCRS-UK - inspiring lifelong change
Dementia: communication and care in practice
Evidence at the heart of education
Education for Health: improving lives for 30 years
Charity offers comprehensive advice and support for people with allergies
Identifing and managing chronic oedema
Looking after children with skin conditions on holiday
All GPNs play a vital role in cancer care
Expectations for healing venous leg ulcers in general practice
How to help patients who are seeking advice about travel vaccinations
How ready are you to play your part?
Identification and appropriate treatment of malnutrition
Respiratory care in today’s NHS: findings from an interactive wall
Breathing pattern disorders: identifying and managing in primary care
Assessment of venous leg ulcers in primary care

Articles: 19

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Vol. 3 No. 1
News update from education for health
Does the colour of inhaler devices really matter?
Our practice
Striving for continuous improvement
New standards in inhaler competencies
Improving wound care through reducing variation in practice
Reducing undernutrition in older people
British guideline on managing asthma: a new philosophy
Outcomes-based nursing: what would it look like?
Skin/wound cleansing and debridement in general practice
Management of lymphoedema in primary care
Spirometry, history-taking or record-keeping?
General practice nursing: leadership for quality programme
Causes, signs and symptoms of non-melanoma and malignant melanoma skin cancer: part 2
Home oxygen therapy: what, when and why
Role of GPNs in caring for patients with prostate cancer
Encouraging self-care in venous leg ulceration

Articles: 17

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Vol. 2 No. 6
Time to embrace new ways of working
News update from education for health
Can group consultations restore the joy to clinical practice?
Skin and wound care and general practice nursing
QNI’s annual conference: inspiring quality and success in nursing
Joining the technological revolution
Our practice
Working with families struggling to manage atopic eczema
Consultation with children: challenges, rights and responsibilities
Atopic eczema and emollients: guidance for GPNs
Practical diabetes and dietary management in general practice nursing
Motivational interviewing to help patients achieve dietary and lifestyle changes
Migraine: practical management in primary care — part two
Personalised asthma action plans: what is all the fuss about?

Articles: 14

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Vol. 2 No. 5
News update from education for health
Competence and confidence in diagnostic spirometry
Helping the public think kidneys for health
The battle for breath why GPNs are key to good COPD care
What will Brexit mean for GPNs?
Our practice
Promoting lung health and respiratory care
The realities of advanced nursing care in the community
Devices, drugs and guidelines: prescribing inhaler therapy
Caring for tattoos and body piercings: a wound management perspective
GPNs’ trusted and key role in the extension of the influenza immunisation programme to children
Perinatal mental health and general practice nursing
Nutrition and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Migraine: practical diagnosis in primary care — part one

Articles: 14

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Vol. 2 No. 4
News update from education for health
New voluntary standards for education and practice
A breath of fresh air? Healthy Lungs for Life in London
The missing million: in search of the loneliest in our communities
Appropriate compression is necessary to prevent recurrence in venous leg ulceration
Our practice
Time to challenge and address variation in practice
Nicotine: time for a rethink?
Leading Change, Adding Value: a framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff
Ask the expert — How GPNs can tackle the rising problem of obesity and type 2 diabetes
Managing exudate and preventing biofilms in primary care
What kind of advice should GPNs offer cruise ship passengers?
Performing a structured asthma review in primary care
Causes, signs and symptoms of non-melanoma and malignant melanoma skin cancer: part 1
Diagnosing and managing chronic urticaria in primary care

Articles: 15

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Vol. 2 No. 3
Why obesity is keeping the NOF’s spokesman busy
Eczema in the summer months
Staying on message: ensuring people with MS access specialist services
Birth of the super generalist practice nurse
Innovative compression therapy systems can improve practice
Integrating care for cardiovascular disease
The life-changing effect of tragic events
News update from Education for Health
C-reactive protein point-of-care testing for lower respiratory tract infections
Our practice
How can we stop Britain from being ‘the fat man of Europe’?
Review of hormone replacement therapy: new NICE guidelines
Health benefits and barriers with recommending physical activity
The who, where, why and how of inhaler technique
Chronic kidney disease: detection and management for GPNs

Articles: 15

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Vol. 2 No. 2
GPNs must prepare for new models of health care
News update from education for health
Social prescribing: helping those living with and beyond cancer
Defining the role of ANPs in today’s healthcare arena
Effective debridement can be achieved in a busy clinic environment
Prostate cancer care closer to home: a new model of care
Our practice
Is it time to accept that there is a crisis in the GPN workforce?
Thinking kidneys: changing and saving lives
Making a good diagnosis — obstructive lung disease
Hay fever: diagnosis and management
Emotional pathway to self-management in COPD
Managing wounds in primary care
Blood glucose monitoring in non insulin dependent type 2 diabetes
Identifying and supporting patients with coeliac disease
The truth about constipation: what general practice nurses need to know

Articles: 16

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Vol. 2 No. 1
Practice matters — How GPNs can support people with multiple sclerosis
Launch of 21st century GPN report heralds new opportunities
Supporting patients with pulmonary fibrosis
Helping people quit
Education for Health news update
Our practice
A new year, new challenges - are we ready for change?
The expert generalist team
Could nurse-led general practice solve the GP workforce crisis?
Learning Zone: Record keeping: essential to good practice
Using quality assured spirometry to support diagnosis
A new era of health promotion: saving lives, saving the NHS
Developing student nurse placements in general practice
Optimising blood pressure management
National dementia strategy care pathway: knowing and doing

Articles: 15

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Vol. 1 No. 4
Education for Health news update
Modern management of venous leg ulceration
Ask the expert: How can desloughing a wound aid the patient experience?
When you choose nursing, you also choose the law
Our practice
Getting prepared for chillier weather and Christmas cheer
Practice matters: Three wishes to secure the future of the GPN workforce
Malnutrition in COPD: meeting patients’ nutritional needs
Diabetes education: the big missed opportunity in diabetes care
Opportunity knocks with new career framework
What general practice nurses need to know about colorectal cancer
Learning Zone: Recognising and managing patients with interstitial lung disease
Long-term conditions: Identifying and managing atrial fibrillation in primary care — part 2
How can general practice nurses best manage eating disorders?
Long term conditions: Management of viral-induced wheezing in the preschool child

Articles: 15

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Vol. 1 No. 3
UK poised to lead the way in reducing smoking rates
Education for Health news update
The importance of keeping the cold chain intact
PCRS-UK — inspiring best practice in respiratory care
How to apply an innovative compression device
Ask the experts: What impact can dressings with the TLC Healing Matrix have on clinical practice?
Are clinicians taking patient involvement seriously enough?
Our practice
Engaging and involving patients is key for primary care
Flu vaccination for children — fighting flu in our communities
Identifying and managing atrial fibrillation in primary care — part 1
Frailty as a long-term condition: its management in primary care
Vaccination and strategies to increase vaccine coverage
Using the primary care nursing force to address health inequalities
Prescribing for type 2 diabetes: a patient-centred approach
Respiratory disorders: one step forward and two steps sideways

Articles: 16

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Vol. 1 No. 2
Education for Health news update
Poster series: The Debrisoft difference
Diabetes UK supports GPNs with collaborative care planning
New RCN guidance on advanced preparation of insulin syringes
QNI resources to promote effective working with carers
Viewpoints: The time is right for GPNs to put their heads above the parapet
Are your wound management choices costing you money?
Future of primary care needs some innovation
Can the GPN workforce meet the challenge of increased demand?
An insight into the mindset behind CQC regulation
Our practice
Solar skin damage and advising on skin cancer prevention
Nurse and midwifery revalidation: a pilot project supporting GPNs
How to select the best compression hosiery for your patient
Use of spirometry in the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Cost efficacy of using Juxta CURESTM and UCSTM debridement cloths
Seasonal allergic rhinitis: identification and management

Articles: 17

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Vol. 1 No. 1
Education for Health news update
QNI survey aims to give nurses a voice and bolster new campaign for GPNs
How to use a small volume spacer
A challenge to traditional practice: new ways to treat venous leg ulcers
Will you be ready for the NMC’s new revalidation programme?
What is the workforce crisis?
Join the BHF Alliance and help lead the fight for change
Female genital mutilation: commissioning and safeguarding
Practical weight management in general practice nursing
Our practice
Welcome to the new Journal of General Practice Nursing
Risk assessment and resources for the travel health consultation
Prevention in the Five Year Forward View: an opportunity for general practice nurse leadership
Compression hosiery kits for the treatment of venous leg ulceration
Diagnosing and managing pilonidal sinus disease
A closer look at NICE and its goal of excellence to aid practice
Childhood eczema: a parent’s perspective
Getting the most from CVD reviews: for you and your patient
Personalised asthma action plans for patient education and self-management
Caring for people with diabetes in the community

Articles: 20

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