Independent Nurse

Independent Nurse is a fortnightly magazine for nurses working in primary care and the community. Independent Nurse provides the latest clinical and political news for primary care and community nurses, plus opinion from leading figures within nursing and healthcare. It also offers clinical features focusing on real-life medicine that are specifically relevant to the everyday needs of its readership, as well as non-clinical features and resources designed to enhance and support nurses’ professional development in their expanding roles.


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Independent Nurse articles

London sees a fall in its rate of gonorrhoea for the first time in 8 years

Published: 20 September 2017

A new Public Health England (PHE) report shows cases of gonorrhoea dropping by almost a 5th in the capital, compared to previous year

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Today’s young people experiencing higher levels of depression than previous generations, says study

Published: 20 September 2017

Today’s children are more likely to be depressed than previous generations. The chances of depression are far higher for girls than boys, and for those in a lower socio-economic background compared to more affluent children

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Dementia sufferers receiving inadequate care in their final years

Published: 19 September 2017

Dementia sufferers are not being provided with specialist health care services and are instead relying on GPs to support them, according to new research by Marie Curie

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Treating type 2 diabetes: New plan to target ‘high risk’ people

Published: 18 September 2017

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is providing lifestyle change programmes to those at the highest risk of developing type 2 diabetes

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