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Open AccessPO13 – Humanity in the neonatal intensive care unit

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Ethical issues: dignity and humanity. Nurses have a key role in delivering care based on developmental support where proximity and comfort is essential. Our...

Inspiring start

30 August 2005

Nursing Standard

General

This is the Year of the Volunteer and in one hospital many volunteers go on to become nurses, thanks to the help and support they get from Terry Owen and her...

Role of the family support person during resuscitation

05 November 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses family witnessed resuscitation and describes the need for a healthcare professional to be available to support the family before and during...

Establishing a prostate cancer support group

01 February 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Whilst in the UK, there has been no shortage of breast cancer support groups for women, there are comparatively few support groups for men with prostate cancer,...

the friendships of people with a learning disability

01 June 2005

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Friendships are important to most people, including those with a learning disability (Cummins and Lau 2003). Not only do they provide non-judgemental warmth and...

Bitter Sweet sympathy: staff support after violence

01 July 1998

Mental Health Practice

Feature

The recent publication of clinical practice guidelines on the management of violence by the Royal College of Psychiatrists has highlighted once again the need to...

Carer burden in schizophrenia: considerations for nursing practice

01 December 2010

Mental Health Practice

Feature

In the UK, half a million people care for people with severe mental illnesses (Princess Royal Trust for Carers 2002). This article reviews the findings of a study of...

High expectations lead to recovery

01 December 2009

Mental Health Practice

Feature

Realising the true meaning of recovery enabled a US-based organisation to help patients reach their full potential by creating new roles for ex-patients supporting...

Setting up a support group for carers of stroke survivors

27 February 2012

Nursing Older People

General

A stroke specialist nurse enlisted the help of women carers to develop a self-supporting carers’ group in Northern Ireland. Members are offered information, advice...

Paediatric resuscitation: advanced life support

01 April 2002

Emergency Nurse

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to present the paediatric advanced life support (ALS) algorithm and discuss specific aspects of...