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The importance of place

While each coastal community reflects its unique blend of history and culture as well as its geography, old resort towns and old fishing and trading ports may share common challenges that are...

Digital transformation in community nursing

In order to achieve the required pace of digital change, NHS England created Global Digital Exemplars in 2019 (NHS England, 2019), which were mental health, ambulance and acute NHS trusts that were...

Buried bumper syndrome: prevention and management in the community

BBS is when the internal bumper migrates along the stoma tract outside of the stomach (Cyrany et al, 2016). BBS is thought to be caused by excessive compression of the tissue between the internal...

Self-guided technology to improve health-related behaviour and quality of life in people with cancer

A comprehensive literature search was undertaken using multiple databases (Medline Complete, Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, Cochrane Library and SPORTDiscus) from 1973 to July 2018. Reference lists from...

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...

Barriers affecting patient adherence to intermittent self-catheterisation

The use of self-catheterisation has grown since the 1970s with the development of the technique of clean intermittent catheterisation. Initially, self-catheterisation was used with paraplegic patients...

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, exacerbation and self-management: a literature review

COPD prevalence is also associated with socioeconomic deprivation and high-occupational industrial areas, and environmental and metabolic risk factors have the highest impact on disease prevention...

Link between housing and health and how it affects older people

The Hyde Housing Association Ltd (2021) stated that anyone can apply for housing, but eligibility criteria would need to be met for the range of housing available. Eligibility would be based on need,...

The struggle for assisted dying in the UK: lessons from Western Australia

First, we have to accept that the UK is still struggling with this legislative dilemma that would allow patients the choice to request assistance to die when they experience unbearable progressive...

We are not out of the woods yet

‘It will require the NHS and its staff, in addition to persuasive information campaigns, to promote yet another mass vaccination effort during the autumn, so that as many of the potentially vulnerable...

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