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Treating psoriasis

14 February 2012

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder that can have an immense physical and psychological effect on people’s lives. Before I read the article and did some research, I...

Students must be offered better support by universities

01 November 2011

Nursing Standard

Letter

Kay Ward (letters October 19) says that when students drop out of their courses they should repay the fees to help offset the £108 million annual cost of student...

Polypharmacy

01 November 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

Older people often have a number of coexisting health problems and frequently need to take multiple medications. Polypharmacy can be defined as taking four or more...

Patient feedback could play a part in make nurse recruitment

02 May 2012

Nursing Standard

Letter

I read with interest Judith Mohammed’s article on recruitment strategies to encourage more men to become nurses (student life March 28).

Polypharmacy

26 October 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Older people often have a number of coexisting health problems and frequently need to take multiple medications. Polypharmacy can be defined as taking four or more...

Students must be offered better support by universities

26 October 2011

Nursing Standard

Letter

Kay Ward (letters October 19) says that when students drop out of their courses they should repay the fees to help offset the £108 million annual cost of student...

Use fat tax proceeds to cut cost of healthy foods for poorest

04 January 2012

Nursing Standard

Letter

I read the debate on introducing a ‘fat tax’ on foods with great interest (reflections December 14). If the government were to introduce a tax on foods such as...

Faecal incontinence

03 August 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Nurses in almost every care environment come into contact with faecally incontinent patients. It is therefore vital that we, as practitioners, are aware of the...

Asthma

09 January 2013

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Before reading the learning zone article, I had not given much consideration to the fact that asthma can cause death in the most extreme cases. It is important to...

Treating psoriasis

08 February 2012

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder that can have an immense physical and psychological effect on people’s lives. Before I read the article and did some research, I...