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Perceptions of racism in the health service

24 January 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim The information reported In this article formed part of a large study, which examined how the pre-reglstration nursing curriculum prepares students to work with...

Inborn errors of metabolism

01 June 1998

Paediatric Nursing

Inborn errors clinical

The number of recognised inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) has grown rapidly this century. With increasingly sophisticated laboratory techniques, doctors are able to...

Consumer groups: shaping education and developing practice

01 April 2002

Paediatric Nursing


A major theme of the Kennedy Report of the Bristol Royal Infirmary Enquiry was the involvement of consumer groups in planning and review of health services. This...

Thalassaemia update

01 October 1991

Paediatric Nursing


Ten years ago the future for children with beta-thalassaemia major (BTM) was bleak. Their lives consisted of frequent admissions to hospital, with death occurring...

The other side of life

01 May 2003

Learning Disability Practice

Practice & research

Listening to parents is an important part of any children’s nurse’s day. Sometimes nurses only give lip service to what parents are saying: Kenyon and Barnett (2001)...

Diversity drive

19 November 2003

Nursing Standard


HAVING THE ability to speak more than one language might not be a prerequisite for nurse training, but it is certainly a skill that can make a huge difference to a...

Cultural shift

05 February 2002

Nursing Standard


THE HEALTH service is a major employer of minority ethnic groups, although it has not always been an equal opportunities employer. NHS trusts are now required to...

Minority report

01 March 2002

Nursing Management


IN COMMON with many other parts of the UK, Lancashire has large black and minority ethnic communities, particularly a large, growing South Asian (predominantly...