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First impressions

17 June 1989

Nursing Standard


When a patient walks or is pushed in through the ward doors particularly for the first time, what is going through his mind? Before him is a new experience, strange...

Stress and the student

10 December 1988

Nursing Standard


The word stress, like happiness, success or failure means different things to different people. My interest in this area started when I began my nurse training....

Nursing management of people experiencing homelessness at the end of life

28 February 2018

Nursing Standard


Homelessness is a complex and multidimensional issue often involving a combination of personal vulnerability, the limitations of social housing, and inadequacies in...
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