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Hysterectomy, Vaginal Repair and Surgery for Stress Incontinence

01 June 2004

Nursing Older People


This book, written primarily for patients, is a useful resource for all healthcare staff working in hospital and or community settings. It explains the most common...

Continence and older people: the importance of functional assessment

01 June 2003

Nursing Older People


Continence problems among older people are debilitating, embarrassing and uncomfortable but, despite widely held views to the contrary, with sound assessment their...

Don't confuse 'single use' with 'single patient use'

02 June 1999

Nursing Standard


With reference to the article by Karen Castille (CPD May 12). Throughout the article the terms 'for single use' and 'single patient use' are used. These terms have...

Play Therapy

01 April 1990

Paediatric Nursing

Book Review

Dr Virginia Axline, author of Dibs - In Search of Self, now presents this practical and comprehensive book on play therapy.

More Play Helps

01 December 1990

Paediatric Nursing

Book Review

Roma Lear, well-known for her book Play Helps, now presents her sequel. It is a collection of other people's play ideas for stimulating children with special needs...

The home visiting programme

01 July 1992

Paediatric Nursing


In 1987 the Home Visiting Programme was initiated by the Renal Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital, initially to prepare small children for renal transplantation.

Storytelling for children with a chronic illness

01 September 1990

Paediatric Nursing

Therapeutic Care

Everybody loves a story, whether old or young, they are a part of life. Stories are passed down from generation to generation that are both true and fictional. There...

Conference Report

01 February 2000

Nursing Older People


The annual two-day conference of the RCN Continence Care Forum took place in Wolverhampton in November. It was very successful, and delegates had the opportunity to...