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Student preparation in managing violence and aggression

12 April 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nurses have suffered at the hands of violent patients and visitors for a long time, and incidents are on the increase. This article demonstrates the necessity of...

Emergency medical response to intimate partner violence in Kenya

28 January 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To assess the response of health professionals working in a Kenyan hospital emergency department to patients who had experienced intimate partner violence and...

Visitors’ violence: the serious effects of aggression on nurses and others

23 February 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nurses are well aware of the potential threat of violence from patients, but attacks by visitors are now increasingly common. This article suggests this form of...

Psychometric testing of inventory of beliefs and attitudes on domestic violence

22 June 2017

Nurse Researcher

Evidence & practice

Background Domestic violence (DV) is an international public health issue associated with adverse health outcomes for adults and children. There have been widespread...

Identifying signs of intimate partner violence

08 February 2016

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Intimate partner violence is a major public health and social problem that affects people everywhere. Nurses can play an important role in identifying victims who...

Perceptions of managerial support after workplace violence

28 October 2015

Nursing Management

Art & Science

Workplace violence against nurses perpetrated by patients is a global problem, and healthcare organisations must take steps to ensure that staff feel safe at work...

Lloyd’s legacy

10 October 2007

Nursing Standard

Clinical digest

A nursing student whose brother was murdered is campaigning among children to raise awareness about the destructive force of violence.

Intimate partner violence in Kenya: expanding healthcare roles

07 May 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To identify health professionals’ perceptions of their role working in the emergency department (ED) in managing and preventing intimate partner violence in...

Domestic violence: responding to the needs of patients

02 March 2011

Nursing Standard


Victims of domestic violence have increased contact with healthcare services, but may not always be identified as experiencing abuse. Guidelines advocate that...

Avoidable deaths: predictable coverage?

01 February 2007

Mental Health Practice


‘One person a week is killed by someone with a mental illness’ was the headline used in much of the television and press coverage of Avoidable Deaths, the five-year...