Preventing Heart Disease

Rule 1 – Look before you eat:

  • Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables every day (5 servings – they are naturally low in fat and high in vitamins, 
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What Causes Heart Disease


What is heart disease?

Heart – is the most hard-working muscle of our body. It pumps 4 – 5 litres of blood every minute during rest. It supplies nutrients and oxygen rich blood to all parts of our body, including itself!

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7 Top tips on Nurses Revalidation

We've put together 7 top tips for the NMC Nurse Revalidation as well as a handy checklist to help you plan your revalidation process.

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Good vs Bad Cholesterol

LDL Cholesterol is known as bad cholesterol. It has a tendency to increase the risk of heart disease. This type of cholesterol is a major component of the plaque that clogs arteries.

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What are the NMC revalidation requirements for Nurses?

What are the requirements for Nurses Revalidation? The information below lists all of the requirements as set down by the NMC

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Dementia/Alzheimer's - Dealing with Caregiver Stress

The stress of day-to-day care, watching your loved one's health deteriorate and having to make difficult decisions about long-term care can leave anyone feeling overwhelmed and exhausted.  No matter how strong and resiliant you are, you're still likely to have problems with certain aspects of dementia/Alzheimer's care.  Recognising the signs of caregiver stress and burnout is the first step to dealing with the problem.  

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The Care Act 2014-New Duties & Responsibilities

The Care Act 2014 sets out new responsibilities for all Local Authorities and for all Local People.

• Arranging services or taking other steps to prevent, reduce or delay peoples’ needs for care and support
• Provision of information and advice , including independent nancial advice
• Promoting diversity and quality in the market of care providers so that there are services/supports for people to choose from

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Stages of Death, Dying and Bereavement – The Grieving Process


The diagnosis of a terminal illness or a potentially terminal illness creates a crisis for the family. It disrupts the family’s balance / stability, just as a rock thrown into the middle of a still pond disrupts its balance. Factors thataffect how you may react at this stage include

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Nurses Revalidation 2016

What is NMC Revalidation

The purpose of nurses revalidation is to improve public protection, ensuring nurses and midwives remain fit to practise throughout their careers.

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Introduction to Grief


There are many ways that people deal with grief and we will be taking you through the process of death, dying and bereavement and the different ways to handle grieving.

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Aggressive Behaviour in People with Dementia/Alzheimer's

People with dementia may sometimes behave aggressively, either physically or verbally, and this can be very distressing for the person and for their carer, family and friends.

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