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Supporting families in need

01 July 2002

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Parenting is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles faced by individuals in society. Many families live in severely deprived environments and experience...

Supporting families in need

01 July 2002

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Parenting is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles faced by individuals in society. Many families live in severely deprived environments and experience...

digital hearing aids: a life transformed

01 April 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Digital hearing aids have transformed Sonia’s life after a long struggle with a hearing impairment. After she was fitted with her hearing aids her life improved...

Treatment motivation in needle exchanges

01 October 2005

Mental Health Practice

General

Specialist substance misuse nurses working in needle exchanges face a familiar dilemma in their everyday practice. The principal remit of needle exchanges, in terms...

Learning disabilities: the need for better health care

12 June 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

There is broad acknowledgement within services for people with learning disabilities that the general health of this client group is poor. There is an impressive...

Development of a wellbeing clinic for patients after colorectal cancer

11 March 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

This article explores colorectal cancer patients’ experiences of a wellbeing clinic that provides holistic needs assessment. Initially the clinic was set up as a...

Holistic needs assessment: Rationale and practical implementation

10 June 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Many people are living with or beyond a cancer diagnosis in the UK. The vision of the National Cancer Survivorship Initiative is that they are supported to live as...

Importance of sexual needs assessment in palliative care

01 September 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Sexuality is a fundamental aspect of being human. Guidance states that to support and improve the lives of adults with life-limiting illness, health professionals...

Community profiling as part of a health needs assessment

09 January 2008

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses community profiling and how it can be used to assess health priorities. The concept and different definitions of health are explored. There is...

Community health assessments

01 November 2004

Primary Health Care

CPD

Community health assessments have become an important part of the work of primary care trusts. As such, community-based nurses need to have a clear understanding of...