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Conference presentations: developing nursing knowledge by disseminating research findings

01 October 2007

Nurse Researcher

issues in research

Conference presentations provide an ideal opportunity for nurses to convey and share important knowledge with their peers in a supportive environment. However, the...

Education: improving quality through service enhancement

10 January 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The quality of service provision in educational contexts is becoming increasingly important. There is a need to demonstrate value for money and convey a positive...

Improvement of chemotherapy practice and quality of care

09 July 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

There has been increased pressure on chemotherapy day units in recent years due to a rise in the number of patients receiving treatment, longer survival rates and...

Improving communication of important information using the SBARD tool

Mental Health Practice

evidence & practice

Multidisciplinary communication is vital for providing safe and efficient patient care. The situation, background, assessment, recommendation and decision (SBARD)...

Open AccessOC22 – Light House Project

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People


Theme: Accreditation and quality improvement. In the context of primary health care internship of a master’s degree in paediatric nursing ministered by ‘Universidade...

Measuring the quality of nutritional care

26 August 2015

Nursing Management


Despite various campaigns and initiatives, and publication of numerous standards, malnutrition in healthcare settings often goes unrecognised and untreated. This...

A framework to support the revalidation process

02 March 2015

Nursing Management

Art & Science

In January 2016, all registered nurses and midwives will be required to revalidate their practice every three years. This will have implications for individual...

Improving patients’ and staff’s experiences of acute care

02 March 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

The aim of this audit was to assess the effect of the Quality Mark programme on the quality of acute care received by older patients by comparing the experiences of...

Measuring quality in nursing and midwifery practice

11 July 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

The background to and content of the recent policy initiatives influencing the quality agenda in the NHS in England are analysed in this article, focusing on the...

Using service improvement methodology to change practice

06 February 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

This article discusses the role of service improvement methodology in changing the quality of care delivered. It outlines the six-stage framework for quality...