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On her own terms

10 May 2005

Nursing Standard

Feature

Considered eccentric in both manner and dress, ‘doctress’ Mary Seacole became a heroine of the war in the Crimea – but one who has only recently returned to...

A guide to taking a patient’s history

05 December 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article outlines the process of taking a history from a patient, including preparing the environment, communication skills and the importance of order. The...

Visitors and children’s hospitals, 1852-1948: A re-appraisal

01 May 2001

Paediatric Nursing

History

Parental access to hospitalised children and parental participation in the care of these children are currently viewed as central aspects of family-centred care...

The child first and always: The registered children’s nurse over 150 years. Part one

01 May 2002

Paediatric Nursing

History

The celebration this year to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Britain’s first children’s hospital, The Hospital For Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, is a...

Visitors and children’s hospitals, 1852-1948: A re-appraisal

01 May 2001

Paediatric Nursing

General

Parental access to hospitalised children and parental participation in the care of these children are currently viewed as central aspects of family-centred care...

The child first and always: The registered children’s nurse over 150 years. Part one

01 May 2002

Paediatric Nursing

General

The celebration this year to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Britain’s first children’s hospital, The Hospital For Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, is a...

Gynaecological assessment and history taking

01 September 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Nurse practitioners (NPs) rarely undertake gynaecological histories or female genital examinations yet, by doing so, they can broaden their scope of practice. This...

The social history of learning disability

26 April 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

Purple Patch Arts is an organisation based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. It works with adults and children to provide innovative education using the creative arts. In...

Practise what you preach: helping service users find dignity through work

01 March 2007

Mental Health Practice

Social inclusion

It is generally accepted that people with mental health problems face more challenges in their day-to-day lives than those faced by any other group of people with...

Hearing voices – and proud of it

01 April 2004

Mental Health Practice

General

The benefit of setting up groups aimed specifically at people who hear voices was originally identified following research carried out in Holland by Professor Marius...
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