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Night working and fertility: How are the two connected?

05 April 2023

Nursing Standard

Feature

Night-working female nurses and their reproductive health should be the subject of more in-depth research, say experts.

How to spot Henoch-Schönlein purpura in children and act on it

02 May 2023

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a disease that mainly affects children’s small blood vessels. A raised rash on the lower limbs is the main symptom. It tends to be...

How nurses can tell if children have Henoch-Schönlein purpura

04 May 2023

Nursing Children and Young People

Analysis

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a disease that mainly affects children’s small blood vessels. A raised rash on the lower limbs is the main symptom. It tends to be...

Why are so many nurses still on 12-hour shifts?

05 July 2023

Nursing Standard

Analysis

Some nurses like 12-hour shifts as they mean fewer days spent at work, while others find them too long and tiring, but amid staff shortages and financial struggles...

Frailty: how early interventions at home can benefit older people

31 July 2023

Nursing Older People

Feature

With a rapidly ageing population set to put an ever-increasing strain on the UK’s health and social care services in the coming years, reducing the number of...

Cellulitis: symptoms and detection in all skin tones

31 July 2023

Nursing Older People

Opinion

Cellulitis is an acute infection in the deeper layers of the skin, including the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. It occurs when a break in the skin allows bacteria...

Frailty: how early interventions at home can benefit older people

01 August 2023

Primary Health Care

Feature

With a rapidly ageing population set to put an ever-increasing strain on the UK’s health and social care services in the coming years, reducing the number of...

The risks and benefits of vapes and e-cigarettes

01 August 2023

Primary Health Care

Opinion

Vapes and e-cigarettes are the same thing: electronic devices that enable nicotine to be inhaled as a vapour instead of as smoke. They are less harmful than...

The risks and benefits of e-cigarette use

02 August 2023

Nursing Standard

Expert Advice

Vapes and e-cigarettes are electronic devices enabling nicotine to be inhaled as a vapour instead of as smoke. They are less harmful than cigarettes because they do...

Patient safety: the care missed and compromises sometimes made

03 August 2023

Nursing Management

Feature

For nurses, understaffing on the front line of patient care is not new, it is typical. Edward (not his real name) had been working as a staff nurse on a care of...