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A manager’s workout

24 July 2013

Nursing Standard


A Management Masterclass course run by the company Mind Gym is helping nurse Jessica Higson to learn new strategies for leading her ward team and to understand...

Family illness made me aware of the positive side to zero-hours

30 October 2013

Nursing Standard


I would like to comment on the long-running debate over zero-hours contracts. I had a zero-hours contract when my daughter was ill and I was unable to commit to...

Pre-assessment for children scheduled for day surgery

08 December 2010

Nursing Management


This article reports on an evaluation of a established pre-assessment clinic for children scheduled for day surgery. The results suggest that the pre-assessment...

Telephone follow-up after paediatric day surgery

01 December 2000

Paediatric Nursing


Standards of nursing care are not a new concept, but they have returned to the limelight following the publication of A First Class Service (Department of Health...

Improving children’s nurses’ knowledge of caring for people with mental health problems

06 February 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

Picture credit: Getty Images The aim of this project was to provide training to nursing staff to improve their confidence and knowledge when caring for children and...