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In extreme conditions, stay in the zone

01 November 2016

Nursing Management


Nurses working in extreme conditions are caught between job demands and cash-strapped healthcare systems. They encounter challenging environments daily, and risk of...

Fulbright Scholarship: an opportunity for UK nurses

01 June 1994

Nurse Researcher

Issues in research

I recently spent five months in the United States of America as a Fulbright scholar, studying the impact of the market on health care at the University of...

Only midwives can do antenatal exams

31 July 1996

Nursing Standard


After reading the letter from Fiona Ellis, ‘Midwives should not demean nurses’ (Letters July 10) I felt compelled to reply.

NHS market reforms: lessons from the US

02 November 1994

Nursing Standard

Clinical NHS reforms

Since their inception, the reforms of the National Health Service have been described by some commentators as having great similarities with the kind of healthcare...

Promoting the dissemination and implementation of research findings

01 February 1996

Nurse Researcher

Dissemination and implementation

In this paper we present a case study to demonstrate strategies for promoting the dissemination and implementation of research findings. The case study is based on a...

Closed doors

01 May 2007

Nursing Standard

Career development

Career prospects for overseas- trained nurses are poor, according to a recent study conducted by a team from the University of Surrey in partnership with the RCN.

Storytelling reveals the active, positive lives of centenarians

01 October 2010

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

Aim To present alternative stories of ageing that countered the prevailing negative stereotypes of older people by interviewing centenarians about their lives....

Identifying the challenges and opportunities of the executive nurse director role in the UK: a scoping review

15 October 2020

Nursing Management


The executive nurse director role is complex and there is significant variation in the expectations and responsibilities placed on it. The main function of the role...