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Exploring the development and identity of advanced practice nursing in the UK

Nursing Management

evidence & practice

The development of advanced nurse practice in the UK has been slow compared to some parts of the world. This article explores the history of advanced level nursing,...

Does leadership style of modern matrons contribute to safer and more effective clinical services?

Nursing Management

evidence & practice

At the time of writing, the author was a modern matron in a surgical division of an NHS teaching hospital in London. This article considers the differences between...

Whisper Who dares

27 October 1999

Nursing Standard

Opinion

The recent increase in hospital staff 'going public' over serious patient related issues has been making big headlines. Without the bravery of some individuals...

Danger signals

09 February 2000

Nursing Standard

Opinion

Several reports have highlighted the dangers of mobile phones, in particular the link between their use and I headaches, hot spots in the brain and even brain...

The great unwashed

12 April 2000

Nursing Standard

Opinion

Back in 1845, Hungarian obstetrician Ignaz Semmelwe is became concerned about the high number of women in hospital dying from bacterial infections following...

Keep it on the record

28 February 2001

Nursing Standard

Careers: development

INCREASING NUMBERS of nursing staff are using information technology (IT) to plan and record the care of their patients. Computer-held records are less bulky, more...

Question time

13 September 2000

Nursing Standard

Careers: development

BEING ASKED to be a member of an interview panel carries with it a great weight of responsibility and trust. Some one's future career will rest on the decision made...

In the hot seat

30 August 2000

Nursing Standard

Careers: development

A JOB INTERVIEW is probably one of the most nerve-racking events you will ever experience; it could transform your career and even your lifestyle. But why is it such...

Global killer

30 May 2001

Nursing Standard

Perspectives

Tuberculosis (TB) kills two million people worldwide each year and is a growing global epidemic.

Under Pressure

03 January 2002

Nursing Standard

Careers: development

Never has the old saying 'So much to do, so little time to do it in' been more apt in nursing than it is today. As the clinical and administrative demands of the...
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