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Documentation in the outpatient setting

10 May 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Record keeping in the outpatient department can be problematic. In this article, the author explains how her department developed a generic record keeping system.

A regional nurse-led osteoporosis clinic

02 June 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes the work of a nurse-led osteoporosis clinic and its perceived benefits to both patients and staff.

Setting up a deep vein thrombosis clinic

19 February 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The author describes the establishment of an outpatient service for patients with a suspected deep vein thrombosis. The outpatient service is on a medical admission...

Calculating capacity and demand in chemotherapy outpatient units

01 October 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

This article highlights the current challenges in meeting demand capacity facing chemotherapy units across the UK. It discusses the importance of conducting formal...

Extending outpatients’ hours

01 May 2007

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

An evening clinic for urological follow-up appointments was led by a nurse consultant at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in order to: meet national...

From backwater to beacon: a model for outpatient nursing

01 May 2003

Paediatric Nursing

Professional issues

Outpatient departments are often seen as the backwater of the hospital. Littlejohns and While (1995) note the lack of research in the area of paediatric outpatient...

From backwater to beacon: a model for outpatient nursing

01 May 2003

Paediatric Nursing

General

Outpatient departments are often seen as the backwater of the hospital. Littlejohns and While (1995) note the lack of research in the area of paediatric outpatient...

Introducing outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy in a children’s hospital

07 February 2018

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) offers an alternative to inpatient care for delivering intravenous antibiotics in patients’ homes or in a day care...

Ask the children – auditing children’s services with PALS standards

01 October 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical governance

Working together is a key element of the NHS Plan (DH 2000). The establishment of the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) presented staff at the Bournemouth...

Ask the Children - Auditing children’s services with PALS standards

01 October 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Working together is a key element of the NHS Plan (DH 2000). The establishment of the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) presented staff at the Bournemouth...