Professional Nursing Today (PNT) is the official journal for a number of influential nursing organisations:
the Forum for Professional Nurse Leaders (FPNL), the Neonatal Nurses Association of Southern Africa (NNASA), the South African Gastrointestinal Nurses Society (SAGINS), the Society for Private Nursing Practitioners (SPNP), the Nursing Education Association (NEA) and the South African Urology Nursing Association (SAUNA). PNT is also distributed to clinic nurses at all DisChem, Clicks, and Netcare Stork Nests.

Nursing practitioners rely on PNT to provide them with clinically applicable and academic content covering a wide range of topics such as mother and child health, vaccinology, primary healthcare, critical care, and wound care. Nurses do more than care for individuals, they innovate, influence, and drive therapeutic decisions at the most basic levels through direct interaction with their patients.

WE PUT THE ‘EX” IN ANDOLEX BECAUSE A SORE THROAT IS A THING OF THE PAST

The Andolex range and products are known to provide relief for patients suffering from a sore throat, mouth or gums.  These patients may suffer from sore throats due to viral or bacterial infections, mouth ulcers, oral conditions such as gingivitis or periodontitis or for relief of post-surgical procedures such as a tonsillectomy.

As the world runs out of cures, global consumption of antibiotics skyrockets, contributing to drug resistance

Despite the threat of a global health crisis in antibiotic resistance, worldwide use of antibiotics soared 39 percent between 2000 and 2015, fueled by dramatic increases in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).  

Clicks celebrates 500th pharmacy opening

South Africa’s largest retail pharmacy chain Clicks announced the opening of its 500th pharmacy at Clicks Park Station in Johannesburg.

NRF BUFFERED VITA-C 2000 FIZZY TABLETS

NRF Health has added a convenient tube of buffered Vitamin C fizzy tablets with bioflavonoids, to their popular and affordable range of Vitamin C supplements.  Each handy pack contains 10 effervescent Vitamin C tablets which easily dissolve in a glass of water.

SALT AWARENESS WEEK (12-18 MARCH): THERE COULD BE MORE TO SA’s SALT ADDICTION…

As South Africans, we love salting our food, but the more salt we consume, the more at risk it puts us of heart disease and stroke, which annually claims the lives of 78 475 people in our country.