The importance of public health in the nursing curriculum

  Lizzie Ette – Lecturer in Nursing, University of Hull It’s easy to imagine that public health is falling out of favour in the UK in the current era of austerity, which has ushered in cuts for local authorities, who are now predominantly responsible for the public health of their local population. With the Local Government […]

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Breast feeding research: reflections on the evidence-base

Jo Smith (@josmith175) Associate Editor at Evidence-Based Nursing and Lecturer Children’s Nursing, School of Health Care, University of Leeds. I have always been committed to teaching and promoting that patient care is underpinned by robust evidence. However, it is increasingly challenging to keep abreast of new evidence, let alone the time to appraise and consider […]

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The #hellomynameis campaign reaches its 3rd anniversary

This weeks ENB twitter chat on Wednesday the 2nd of March between 8-9pm(GMT) UK will be hosted by Kate Granger a doctor, but also a terminally ill cancer patient. and founder of the #hellomynameis campaign, and will focus on the importance of healthcare workers introducing themselves to patients. Participating in the twitter chat requires a Twitter account; […]

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Infection Control in Care Homes

EBN are delighted to share their latest blog on the important topic of infection control in care homes.  This blog coincides with an innovative “Infection Prevention and Control CPD Link Day” which is taking place today, Thursday 17th September 2015, for care home staff in Northern Ireland with specialist input from Rose Gallagher, RCN UK National […]

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Using health promotion theory with patients

Nova Corcoran, University of South Wales will be leading this week’s ENB twitter chat on Wednesday the 18th of February between 8-9pm focusing on ‘5 Quick ways to use health promotion theory with patients’. Participating in the twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not already have one you can create an account […]

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Losing the Fight Against Obesity

By Roberta Heale  @robertaheale Look to any blog, news or health website and you’ll find a story about the world obesity epidemic almost every day from every angle: Financial http://bit.ly/1BVEdNF obesity programs http://bit.ly/1gd0Yi3 health http://bit.ly/1zLs3Y6 & http://huff.to/1zLtcyW & from the fashion and beauty industry etc. etc. etc.  Despite the news, the world is getting fatter and […]

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