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Advanced nurse practitioner-led abdominal therapeutic paracentesis

10 March 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Liver disease is a common cause of death in England and Wales, and ascites is associated with a 50% mortality rate. Most patients who present with ascites have...

On the night shift: advanced nurse practice in emergency medicine

11 May 2016

Emergency Nurse


Advanced nurse practitioners in the author’s emergency department (ED) work autonomously and as part of a team to assess, diagnose and treat patients with...

How clinical observation enhances recruitment and selection

26 November 2012

Nursing Management


A survey of nurse managers in Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2010 found 51 practitioners working at an advanced clinical level, but there were variations in...

Advanced nurse practitioner-led referral for specialist care and rehabilitation

28 January 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

In response to the need for appropriate and timely care of frail older patients admitted to hospital, a dedicated advanced nurse practitioner (ANP)-led referral...

Advanced practitioners in emergency care: a literature review

13 July 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

There has been an expansion of advanced practitioner roles, such as advanced clinical practitioners, in emergency departments (EDs) in recent years, with the...

Developing an advanced nurse practitioner approach to clinical assessments

10 February 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Emergency departments (EDs) often experience reduced patient flow, which results in low capacity, increased congestion and delays in patient care. Advanced nurse...

Nurse-led clinic for men receiving targeted therapies for metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer

10 June 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

The advent of novel targeted treatments with strict monitoring requirements for men with metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer resulted in a 51% increase in...

Minimising wheeze in the under-threes: developing a respiratory assessment clinic for children

Nursing Children and Young People

evidence & practice

A reluctance to diagnose asthma in children under three who have recurrent cough and wheeze causes delays in the commencement of appropriate asthma treatment. Timely...

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...

Developing trainee advanced nurse practitioners in clinical environments

30 January 2017

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

Teaching and mentorship are fundamental parts of registered nurses’ roles, and learning should be managed and promoted in clinical practice to ensure excellence....
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