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Nurse manager presented gold social care award
A nurse manager has been recognised with a top award from England’s chief nurse for adult social care. Jemma Sharratt was presented with the Chief Adult Social Care Gold Award in recognition of her leadership skills, expertise, and compassion in caring for older people, including those living with dementia. Ms Sharratt, who currently leads a...
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Passive smoking linked to increased risk of atrial fibrillation, new study finds
Any level of passive smoking universally elevates the risk of atrial fibrillation, according to new research presented at the recent European Heart Rhythm Association congress. The researchers examined the association between secondhand smoke exposure and the long-term risk of incident atrial fibrillation, aiming to add to existing research that has established links between passive smoking and...
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GP Dr Peter Bagshaw explains why it is important to avoid inappropriate use of diuretics in ankle oedema It’s a common scenario in primary care for GPs to be asked to prescribe ‘water tablets’ – diuretics – to elderly patients with swollen ankles.  Carers, the patients themselves, and even healthcare professionals often believe that diuretics...
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Interview: The lead nurse supporting ParalympicGB this summer
A nurse heading to the Paralympic Games in Paris to support participating athletes this summer has spoken exclusively about her unique and rewarding role. Kim Brinkworth, an NHS ward manager, told Nursing in Practice it was her managerial experience, alongside years of clinical training, that had prepared her so well for the games. The Paris...
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