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Familial hypercholesterolaemia: clinical features and management

03 January 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the UK, for which hypercholesterolaemia is a risk factor. This article concentrates on the...

Measuring cholesterol levels

25 July 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The measurement and management of cholesterol levels are essential to reduce the risk of developing heart disease. Nursing staff play a key role in the detection and...

Reflection on the development of the nurse consultant role

30 August 2018

Nursing Standard

emerging roles

The role of nurse consultant was introduced in the late 1990s to strengthen leadership in nursing, improve patient outcomes and enhance the quality of healthcare...

Consultant nurse roles: Experiences from an NHS trust

01 March 2004

Nursing Management


THE POST of the consultant nurse is a recent health service development, announced as a government initiative in 1998. A commitment to establish the new role was...