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I was wrong to insist that patients be told the truth

24 October 2006

Nursing Standard


I have always worked by the principle that patients must be told everything. It is their right to know their diagnosis and we, as a profession, are wrong to keep...

Should nurses prescribe blood components?

06 June 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore the feasibility of nurses prescribing blood components. Method Using a convenience snowball sample, a UK-wide questionnaire survey was undertaken to...

A framework to support safe blood transfusion practice

04 August 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In response to reports of fragmentation in care, treatment delays and concern over the safety of patients receiving blood transfusion support, a collaborative...