Nutrition Resources

Margaret Barnett discusses the nutritional management of patients with respiratory disease

Margaret Barnett, RGN, MSc in Nursing Studies, COPD Dip. is a COPD Specialist Nurse, Plymouth NHS.

Article accepted for publication: May 2008

Topics:  Education

Dianne Burns, John Costello, Monica Haggart, Joanne Kerr, Keith Longshaw & Ruth Thornton consider the complexity of obesity and its health implications, highlighting its implications for community practitioners.

Dianne Burns RGN, BSc (Hons), MSc is a Lecturer in Nursing/Nurse Practitioner.

John Costello PhD, RN is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing.

Monica Haggart RGN, RM, RHV, BSc, MSc is a Lecturer in Health Visiting.

Joanne Kerr RGN, RHV, RNT MSc is a Lecturer in Nursing.

Keith Longshaw RN, RNT, BA is a Lecturer in Nursing.

Ruth Thornton RN, BSc, MA is Clinical Lead Active Case Management/Older People, Manchester Primary Care Trust.

Authors work at the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work, University of Manchester.

Article accepted for publication: April 2009

Topics:  Social challenge

Mark Gagan reflects on the RCN position statement on assisted suicide

Mark Gagan is a Senior Lecturer, School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth University.

Topics:  Nutrition

Dr Omorogieva Ojo discusses the findings of a small study which evaluated the effectiveness of a home enteral nutrition nursing team

Dr. Omorogieva Ojo PhD, RPHNutr. is Acting Service Lead, Home Enteral Nutrition Team, Lewisham Primary Care Trust

Article accepted for publication: January 2010

Acknowledgements: I wish to acknowledge the support provided by Vikki-Rose Brown in developing the nutrition nursing review criteria.

Not everyone with eczema has food allergies but some, particularly children, do. In this article dietitian Sarah Heath looks at how to eat healthily if your diet is restricted

Reproduced with kind permission from the National Eczema Society (NES): This article first appeared in Exchange – National Eczema Society Members Magazine, Issue 138 pp20-22, December 2010

Sarah Heath SRD, Specialist Paediatric Dietitian, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Article accepted for publication: March 2011

Topics:  Allergies

Margaret Barnett looks at providing nutritional support and advice to patients with COPD.

Margaret Barnett RGN is a COPD Specialist Nurse working in General Practice in Portsmouth.

Article accepted for publication: July 2011