Unique, practical knowledge for nurses responsible for daily management of patients with cardiovascular disease, diabetes and related conditions.

Topic: Patie

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Claire Bellone, clinical nurse specialist at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Trust, gives her personal view on how primary healthcare professionals can work with women with menopausal symptoms and implement the recommendations of the NICE guideline on the diagnosis and management of menopause.

Category: Editorial
Thursday, 08 September 2016

The British Heart Foundation has launched the Miles Frost Fund to establish a UK-wide cascade testing service for families at risk of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). The fund has been established in memory of Sir David Frost’s son Miles who died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart condition in 2015.

Category: Have You Heard
Wednesday, 23 March 2016

The National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network has launched a series of hypertension profiles that allow CCGs and local authorities to see how well they are doing in detecting and treating high blood pressure compared with other similar authorities and the national average.

Category: Have You Heard
Sunday, 21 February 2016

Use this free downloadable results sheet to help you and your patients make the most of the NHS Health Check. In addition to recording all the test results, the sheet features a list of personal goals and healthy lifestyle tips for your patient to increase motivation.

Category: Back to Basics
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Around 88% of people looking to book GP appointments in the West Leicestershire area say they no longer plan to visit after seeing self-management videos.
Category: Have You Heard
Thursday, 21 May 2009
Category: Editorial
Wednesday, 28 September 2011
Category: Editorial
Monday, 26 February 2018

A new digital health collaboration, formed between My mHealth and LumiraDx Care Solutions, has the potential to support millions of patients in the UK to self-care under the guidance of their care teams.

Category: Have You Heard
Wednesday, 10 August 2016

People at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes can reduce their chances of getting the condition by more than 80% by completing a new education programme, according to a new study from the Leicester Diabetes Centre.

Thursday, 14 April 2005

For people with long-term conditions, self-care can have as much, if not more, influence on their health than prescribed medication and treatment. Yet, in many cases, healthcare professionals become frustrated when attempts to improve peoples' self-care behaviours prove unsuccessful. This article looks at some of the reasons why it can be difficult to encourage people with diabetes or cardiovascular disease to look after themselves effectively; what types of practice can help us to increase people's success in managing long-term conditions; and how we can incorporate empowering techniques in our day-to-day consultations.

Category: Editorial
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