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Rules of engagement: reaching out to communities

10 June 2009

Nursing Management

Feature

With the right form of engagement, so-called hard-to-reach communities can play vital roles in shaping and improving services. This article describes some of the...

The effect of ageism on older people and implications for nursing practice

11 July 2018

Nursing Older People

Reflection

Ageism has numerous negative effects on the lives of older people, including their health and well-being. In this reflective account a nursing student explores these...

Saudi Arabian women’s experiences of breast cancer treatment

01 September 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore the cultural framework of Saudi Arabian women’s experiences of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Method Sixty patients...

Wound care for patients with darkly pigmented skin

05 October 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article examines the main skin or wound assessment parameters used for patients with darkly pigmented skin. Differences in skin pigmentation are discussed along...

Disability and cultural considerations in the delivery of first aid

11 November 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, the seventh in a series of eight, covers a range of issues that nurses may come across when providing first aid treatment to people with disabilities...

Cultural safety: an introduction

01 March 2008

Paediatric Nursing

CPD

Cultural safety is one approach to integrating cultural components into nursing care. It is based on a broad definition of culture and on nurses’ analysis of their...

Transcultural nursing strategies for carers of people with dementia

31 March 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Caring for a family member with dementia is stressful, and carers from all backgrounds often feel overwhelmed and under-supported. Professional and family carers’...

The race to the top

28 October 2008

Nursing Standard

Feature

A Nursing Standard survey of NHS chief executives suggests that a scheme to encourage them to mentor black and minority ethnic staff is running out of steam.

Spiritual calling

16 June 2009

Nursing Standard

General article

The idea that patients’ spiritual needs should be incorporated into nursing care is supported by literature and policy.

Ask the difficult questions

01 December 2009

Nursing Standard

General article

We all make judgements about people based on pre-conceived ideas. Recognising individuality is key to avoiding discrimination.