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Patricia Robinson

Senior Lecturer, Community Health Team, Brighton University

Talking to older people about alcohol and risk

Regular use of alcohol is a key risk factor that has a significant impact on a range of health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders, cancers and diabetes (Department of...

Prioritising wellbeing in the community nursing workforce

In order to deliver high-quality care for patients, it is essential that community services prioritise the wellbeing of community nurses. This editorial discusses the importance of attending to the...

Stress and older people

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992 in order to increase public awareness of the stress epidemic. Community nurses will recognise that many older people they care for...

Long COVID and breathlessness: an overview

Any patient with COVID-19 may go onto develop long COVID regardless of the severity of the initial infection and the intensity of the treatment received (Crook et al, 2021). Post-viral syndrome has...

Pharmacology, polypharmacy and the older adult: a review

Ageing brings about a number of changes in the body, and the ageing process begins to affect the way the body handles medicines around the time a person reaches their forties..

Long-term conditions and severe acute respiratory syndrome SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)

In early April 2020, the number of confirmed cases in this pandemic was well over 1 million people worldwide, and this figure is continuing to rise on a daily basis (Johns Hopkins University and...

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