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Open AccessOC07 – Why should parents and health professionals collaborate to manage childhood long-term conditions?

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People


Theme: Complex health care and chronic disease management Introduction: Interactions between carers and health professionals often have a power imbalance;...

Winning ways for front line care

01 July 2011

Nursing Older People


The RCN’s Frontline First campaign is highlighting examples of nursing innovations that have improved care while saving money after its research found that thousands...

The experiences of older people who live with a long-term condition

01 July 2013

Nursing Older People

Art & science

Aim The aim of this study was to gain insight into the experiences of people aged 65 and older who have learned to live with a pre-existing long-term condition....

Enhancing the care of older people in the community

25 October 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes a pilot project that aimed to enhance the care of older people who dialled 999 but did not require hospital admission. The project...

Type 2 diabetes and hypertension in older adults: a case study

14 April 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The management of long-term conditions in the older adult population can be challenging and complex. After examining the literature and exploring some common issues,...

Preparing clinical support workers for the long-term conditions agenda

23 February 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article considers the rationale for development, implementation and evaluation of a programme to raise awareness of long-term conditions. The article considers...

Empowering young people with long-term illness

01 May 2008

Paediatric Nursing


In response to recommendations in the National Service Framework for children with long-term conditions, a programme was developed based on the Expert patient...

Creative opportunities for patients’ wellbeing

06 July 2011

Primary Health Care


Being involved in creative activity can have a powerful effect on people’s physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. For people affected by long-term conditions,...

Using psychosocial interventions in chronic illness

01 May 2010

Mental Health Practice


Psychological approaches have come to prominence because of their effectiveness on people who experience serious and complex mental health problems and their carers....

High impact actions: discharge planning

01 June 2010

Nursing Management


This article, the first in a series on the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement’s eight high impact actions, presents three case studies of how senior nurses...