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Treating ST-elevation myocardial infarction

10 June 2016

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Treatment of patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has moved from thrombolysis to primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) over the...

Onwards and upwards

26 January 2010

Nursing Standard

Careers & Jobs

Managing a promotion can be a stressful experience, as well as cause for celebration.

Build an effective team

31 March 2009

Nursing Standard

Careers & jobs

All nurses will work as part of a team at some point in their careers, however loosely or close-knit, well functioning or malfunctioning it may be.

Measures to stop the rot

09 June 2009

Nursing Standard

General Article

Most professionals have experienced a ‘bad apple’ in the team, someone who fails to pull their weight, is aggressive or bullying, frequently pessimistic and violates...

Learning disabilities

18 July 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone assessment

As a person-centred planning facilitator at Mencap, my role is to support adults with learning disabilities. This includes identifying their health needs and aiding...

Offer a guiding hand

08 March 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

When the health secretary Andrew Lansley declared that the government would be using ‘nudges’ to change health-related behaviour, what did the majority of people...

Grab a piece of the action

09 August 2011

Nursing Standard

Carrer & Jobs

An action learning set (ALS) is an educational tool designed to encourage continuous professional development and promote a culture of learning – and these traits...

For every problem, a solution

28 May 2014

Nursing Standard


Learning to problem solve effectively is one of the most valuable techniques nurses can learn. There are many models to choose from but it is important to select a...

Calculate the risk and reward

09 July 2014

Nursing Standard


Change not only creates opportunities for improvement, but for problems too. So it is no surprise that in health care, where the stakes can be life or death,...

Let yourself grow

06 August 2014

Nursing Standard


It can be easy to let our lives fall into routine and to put our major goals aside. But there are tools to keep us on track.