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Two generations

14 February 2001

Nursing Standard

Analysis

IT'S HARD to believe that little more than three decades ago, people would protest outside a clinic because it offered contraceptive advice to young, unmarried...

Cerebral palsy

24 January 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Clinical update

Essential facts Cerebral palsy is an umbrella term for a group of permanent and non-progressive abnormalities of the fetal or neonatal brain, primarily leading to...

Dignity in healthcare for people with learning disabilities

21 March 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Clinical update

Essential facts According to the British Institute of Learning Disabilities, an estimated 2% of the population in England has a learning disability. The charity...

Dignity in healthcare for people with learning disabilities

09 March 2018

Emergency Nurse

Clinical update

Essential facts According to the British Institute of Learning Disabilities, an estimated 2% of the population in England has a learning disability.

Acute non-invasive ventilation

14 September 2017

Emergency Nurse

Clinical update

Essential facts Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is support for a patient’s breathing using a mask or similar device, without the need for intubation or a...

Organising emergency and acute care

14 September 2017

Emergency Nurse

Policy briefing

Essential facts More than 20 million patients access NHS emergency and urgent services each year.

Tuberculosis

10 March 2017

Emergency Nurse

Clinical update

Essential facts Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by a bacterium, mycobacterium tuberculosis. While it can affect any part of the body, only pulmonary TB is...

Pain management in children

12 October 2017

Emergency Nurse

Clinical update

Essential facts In a three-year study published in 2012, the National Pain Audit found that 8% of children in the UK experience severe pain.

UK’s first emergency department dedicated to over-eighties opens its doors

08 December 2017

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

‘We recognised that the earlier we can assess our patients, the sooner we can get them back to full health, regaining their independence and avoiding hospital...

Pain management in children

10 May 2018

Emergency Nurse

Clinical update

Essential facts In a three-year study published in 2012, the National Pain Audit found that 8% of children in the UK experience severe pain. Pain is often...