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Taking your time: mindfulness for learning disability nursing students

27 June 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Mindfulness is used increasingly by nurses to help people with a learning disability – and their carers – to manage difficult emotions or situations. It is...

Role of mindfulness in reducing challenging behaviour

28 November 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

This article describes part of the evaluation of the mindfulness programme, which has been run collaboratively by nurses, psychology staff and patients for more than...

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in clinical practice

10 February 2016

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

NHS staff are expected to implement National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommendations in clinical settings, but in practice delivering...

In the here and now

04 August 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

Caroline Hoffman is a proponent of mindfulness-based therapy for people with breast cancer to help them cope with symptoms.

Exploring how mindfulness and self-compassion can enhance compassionate care

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Research suggests that the development of mindfulness and self-compassion may help to improve the well-being and resilience of professionals and students in the...

Enhancing compassionate care: recommendations for practice

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Several public inquiries have identified systemic issues in some healthcare settings in the UK. Such findings indicate that it is necessary for multidisciplinary...

Lifting the spirit

14 August 2007

Nursing Standard

Feature

As a nurse, Maitreyabandhu burned the candle at both ends, but was introduced to meditation through the London Buddhist Centre. Now he helps others to prevent...

Exploring existential ideas with an older adult experiencing severe depression

Mental Health Practice

evidence & practice

This article discusses a service user’s story of surviving a life-threatening brain haemorrhage, which resulted in her having severe and chronic depression with...

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease part 2: non-pharmacological therapy

22 April 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common, progressive and disabling disease that causes significant burden to patients, their families, and the NHS....

Managing fatigue in adults with multiple sclerosis

24 June 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms experienced by people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and has a significant effect on all aspects of daily living and on...
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