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01 July 2004

Nurse Researcher


Phenomenology is commonly understood to be the study of phenomena or ‘things’, and there is no doubt that it has become an increasingly popular approach with which...

Novice researchers

01 July 2007

Nurse Researcher


Helena Priest says that novice researchers can still design and conduct clinically meaningful studies

Effective psychological care for physically ill patients in hospital

07 July 2010

Nursing Standard


This article introduces the concept of psychological care as part of a holistic approach to nursing practice. Its primary focus is on the psychological care needs of...

Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome

01 March 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

I did not expect to find much in this US text written by a child psychiatrist to be of practical use to UK practitioners. But I discovered a most readable book that...

Assessing students’ clinical performance

19 August 1998

Nursing Standard


Nurse educators need objective and relevant tools for measuring students’ clinical performance. The challenge is to combine sound historical initiatives with...

Achieving interprofessional working in mental health

01 October 1997

Nursing Standard


Service users, such as clients of mental health services, have specific needs which require a multidisciplinary team approach to care planning and delivery (Couchman...

Working together, learning together

28 November 2006

Nursing Standard

Careers & Jobs

A subtle but significant shift from multiprofessional to interprofessional teamwork is emerging. In multiprofessional working, staff combine their unique skills in a...

Education: improving quality through service enhancement

10 January 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The quality of service provision in educational contexts is becoming increasingly important. There is a need to demonstrate value for money and convey a positive...

Selecting and utilising data sources to evaluate health care education

01 April 2001

Nurse Researcher


In the continuing quest for quality in nursing and health care education, the evaluation of educational provision is fundamental in demonstrating accountability and...


30 November 2004

Nursing Standard


A study of the quality of careers support provided for registered nurses and midwives in the secondary care sector in Shropshire and Staffordshire led to a number of...