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Increasing communication and self-care skills for front line staff in cancer care

10 September 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

The aim of this project was to conduct a needs assessment of communicating in difficult situations in level one staff working in cancer care and to implement and...

Using drama to teach interpersonal skills

10 May 2016

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

This article describes and evaluates an educational intervention that used a drama and theatre workshop to foster communication and interpersonal skills in mental...

Investigating a practice skill

01 October 2009

Primary Health Care


Practice skills are at the heart of successful primary health care. They are used to channel the knowledge and expertise of nurses into care strategies that benefit...

How to conduct a literature review

22 November 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical research

Literature reviews require a range of skills if they are to Ik carried out successfully. This article details some of the skills required and how they can Ik...

Group discussions in nursing education: a learning process

24 July 1996

Nursing Standard


PREPARATION FOR LEARNING IN A GROUP Group work is an opportunity for sharing ideas, literature, research and initiatives in practice. The learning encounter is...

A critical appraisal of preceptorship

02 August 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical clinical supervision

Preceptorship is a concept which has been wholeheartedly endotsed by the UKCC. On the evidence of a proliferating body of literature on the subject, it also has...

Writing a research abstract: structure, style and content

20 August 1997

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The communication of ideas is fundamental to the development of all professions. Producing an abstract is an essential part of this process and it requires careful...

Academic essay writing in the first person: a guide for undergraduates

21 July 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In this article, Conal Hamill aims to contribute to the on-going debate about the appropriate use of first person writing in academic nursing assignments and provide...

Development of clinical skills: The contribution of peer learning

01 October 2012

Learning Disability Practice


The closure of residential homes for service users over recent decades has reduced opportunities for learning disability nursing students to practise their clinical...

Caring for a child with asthma: pre-registration education

03 April 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

A&S Science

Management abilities enhance the care delivered to patients in the NHS. Students need to acquire these competencies to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council...
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