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Care and management of patients with skin-tunnelled catheters

25 June 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Central venous access devices (CVADs) are used in secondary and, increasingly, primary care settings to provide access to the central circulation. Skin-tunnelled...

Applying assertiveness skills

29 March 2017

Primary Health Care


Over recent years the delivery of nursing care in the community has undergone considerable change, expanding the remit of district nurse teams.

Capitalising on the astonishing work of community nurses during COVID-19

29 July 2020

Primary Health Care


The pandemic has generated a heightened focus on our NHS, positively exposing how nurses stepped up to the challenge. Public appreciation has been palpable. Silently...

Advance care planning and decision-making in dementia care: a literature review

15 July 2020

Nursing Older People

evidence and practice

Dementia is the leading cause of death in England and Wales, but traditionally it has not been considered a terminal or life-limiting condition. As a result, little...