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Nurse prescribing: what do patients think?

10 January 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore nurse prescribing from the patient’s viewpoint. Method This study was undertaken in one primary care group in Leicestershire. All prescribing health...

Build a nurse!

01 March 2005

Learning Disability Practice

Practice & Research

Historically the thoughts and opinions of people who have a learning disability have not influenced the development of the services provided for them. O’Brien...

Young people’s and carer’s views on the cancer services they receive

01 February 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice


Patient and public involvement is key to understanding how cancer services can be improved and developed. This article reports on user and carer involvement in a...

Learning to listen: childhood trauma and adult psychosis

01 March 2004

Mental Health Practice


There is no doubt that childhood trauma and neglect can have serious consequences for the mental health of many individuals in their adult life. Systematic research...

Developing patient satisfaction questionnaires

01 December 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Karen Collins provides a practical guide to undertaking a patient satisfaction survey. She outlines the background to patient satisfaction research and highlights...

Using a patient satisfaction survey to close the theory-practice gap

07 June 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim The objective of this study was to determine whether a patient satisfaction survey could be used as a research tool to improve nursing practice. Method A postal...

Patients’ perceptions of bedside handover

08 December 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Gone are the days when a nurse would discuss a patient’s progress in a matter of fact way behind their back when handing over their care to a colleague. Handover has...

Dignity: a study of pre-operative patients

15 December 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

When being prepared for surgery, pre-operative patients undergo a series of processes and procedures which can compromise their dignity. This article examines this...

Experiences of patients with type 2 diabetes starting insulin therapy

14 February 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore the lived experience of patients with type 2 diabetes converting to insulin therapy. Method An exploratory qualitative approach was adopted focusing...

Promoting patient dignity in healthcare settings

18 July 2007

Nursing Standard


Dignity is important to every individual, irrespective of the situation in which they find themselves, including healthcare settings. This article aims to heighten...