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Assertiveness, power and influence

01 July 2000

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

This article describes how nurses can use the concepts of assertiveness, power and influence to maximise their effectiveness in delivering care and bringing about...

Assertiveness, power and influence

15 September 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article describes how nurses can use the concepts of assertiveness, power and influence to maximise their effectiveness in delivering care and bringing about...

Getting guidelines into practice: a literature review

25 August 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background Clinical guidelines have the potential to ensure that a research knowledge base underpins practice. Their development nationally and locally has increased...

Testing transformational guides

01 December 2009

Primary Health Care

General

The Queen’s Nursing Institute aims to improve the care of people in their homes. To that end it decided to draw on the expertise of members of its community nurse...

Enhancing care: developing the assistant practitioner role

10 March 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

This article describes the introduction of assistant practitioners to a chemotherapy day unit. The rationale, remit and potential benefits of the role as part of the...

Role conflict: leaders and managers

01 September 2006

Nursing Management

Applied leadership

IT SHOULD come as no surprise to most nurses that the best and most experienced clinical members of wards or unit teams do not necessarily make the most effective...

The intelligent workforce

13 September 2008

Nursing Management

CPD

IF THE healthcare service is to remain fit for purpose and the government’s skills agenda is to be addressed, the healthcare workforce must be developed (Department...

Change management:setting up an asthma camp for children

06 January 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses the process and principles of change management using the example of setting up an asthma camp for children in south Wales. It focuses on the...

Implementing clinical education for phlebotomists

20 September 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Change is a regular occurrence in the healthcare system, but individuals might see it as difficult, stressful and frustrating. Implementing change with strategic...

Change management: setting up an asthma camp for children

17 December 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses the process and principles of change management using the example of setting up an asthma camp for children in south Wales. It focuses on the...