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How an extended palliative care service has benefited patients

13 September 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (2004) guidance for improving supportive and palliative care for adults with cancer identified a need for...

Developing the role of advanced nurse practitioners in mental health

31 March 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes the development of an advanced nurse practitioner (ANP) service in mental health. The ANPs worked within an existing hospital at night team...

Exploring the experiences of community-based children’s nurses providing palliative care

01 April 2010

Paediatric Nursing

Research

Aim To explore the experiences of community children’s nurses (CCNs) and children’s palliative care nurses (CPCNs) who provide end-stage palliative care to children...

Exploring the experiences of community-based children’s nurses providing palliative care

01 April 2010

Paediatric Nursing

A&S Science

Aim To explore the experiences of community children’s nurses (CCNs) and children’s palliative care nurses (CPCNs) who provide end-stage palliative care to children...

Role of out-of-hours nurse co-ordinators in a children’s hospital

11 December 2015

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

In a hospital, a high proportion of working time occurs outside the traditional working day, affecting patient safety as staffing levels are at their lowest out of...

An advanced nurse practitioner service for neonates, children and young people

10 October 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

The NHS continues to face unprecedented demands and reform which necessitates a move away from traditional modes of delivery. Over the past ten years economic...

Clinical risk management in out-of-hours services

01 March 2011

Nursing Management

Feature

The role of primary care nurses has expanded in recent years, and many now work for urgent care service providers. With role expansion comes increased professional...

A carer’s perspective

02 March 2010

Nursing Standard

Features

In the fourth article in the series on managing change, Julie Newby describes how she improved end of life care and Stephen Wright analyses the skills she used.

Ticket to ride

22 February 2011

Nursing Standard

Feature

A network of motorcycle volunteers is on standby out of hours to deliver blood, medicines and equipment where they are needed by NHS staff.

Pregnancy-related telephone consultations to an out-of-hours provider: a retrospective study

02 March 2015

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

Pregnant women generally have 24-hour access to advice from maternity services; they can also contact out-of-hours (OOH) services, but the nature of this contact is...