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Making sure all nurses understand the needs of clients

02 February 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

In recent years learning disability nurses have had to demonstrate the viability of their profession and ensure that they are viewed as fit for purpose. They are...

Non-technical skills required to recognise and escalate patient deterioration in acute hospital settings

02 May 2018

Nursing Management

Literature review

Recognising patient deterioration is a vital nursing role. Observation based on vital signs and early warning scores are mandatory for all adult patients in acute...

Safeguarding of vulnerable adults training: assessing the effect of continuing professional development

13 September 2018

Nursing Management

Patient safety

Aim This article provides an insight into the effect of safeguarding of vulnerable adults continuing professional development (SOVA-CPD) training for nurses. Method...

Clinical academic research internships for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals: a qualitative evaluation

03 September 2020

Nurse Researcher

Career development

Background Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals are integral to research, yet rarely engage simultaneously in research and clinical practice. Clinical...

Using targeted education to improve acute hospital nurses’ knowledge and attitudes regarding pain assessment and management

08 June 2020

Cancer Nursing Practice

Pain assessment

The assessment and management of pain in acute hospitals has been shown to be suboptimal in literature dating back to the 1950s. Inadequate pain management is...

Learning and leadership in advanced dementia care

07 October 2020

Nursing Older People

evidence and practice

This article, part of a series in Nursing Older People exploring the nursing care of people living with advanced dementia, considers learning and leadership. It...

Understanding the benefits of the district nurse specialist practitioner qualification

16 September 2020

Primary Health Care

Professional development

This article shares the findings of an explorative service evaluation conducted in England to elicit the views of community nurses regarding the district nurse...

Transcription, analysis, interpretation and translation in cross-cultural research

25 April 2019

Nurse Researcher

cultural diversity

Background A study was conducted with Malaysian nurses who had studied on an Australian or UK transnational higher education post-registration top-up nursing degree...

Exploring the characteristics of effective communicators in healthcare

07 September 2018

Nursing Standard

Communication

Nurses require effective communication and interpersonal skills to provide optimal care, and to ensure that patients and their families and carers have a positive...

An evaluation of management placements for nursing students in UK general practice

02 October 2018

Primary Health Care

evidence and practice

General practice is facing a shortage of nurses and it can be difficult to recruit and retain staff. Nursing students need exposure to primary care nursing roles if...