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Key issues in setting up and running a nurse-led cardiology clinic

03 January 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science Cardiology focus

This article discusses the key issues involved in setting up and running an effective nurse-led cardiology clinic. These include: developing clear aims and...

The medicines refrigerator and the importance of the cold chain in the safe storage of medicines

04 October 2017

Nursing Standard

CPD

The medicines refrigerator is a common piece of equipment found in clinical areas. It is used to ensure specific medicines are safely stored within a narrow...

Cardiac monitoring and the use of a systematic approach in interpreting electrocardiogram rhythms

08 November 2017

Nursing Standard

CPD

Attaching a patient to a cardiac monitor and obtaining a clear electrocardiogram (ECG) trace may now be considered basic nursing skills. In line with the UK...

Looking for the dream job?

31 January 2018

Nursing Standard

Careers

The RCN Bulletin Jobs Fairs have always focused on guiding nurses towards promising new employment opportunities. Now the new-look events, which will be relaunched...

Revalidation is not a test

03 August 2016

Nursing Standard

Opinion

Much has been written about the steps necessary for nurses and midwives to comply with revalidation. But what does it actually achieve?

Regulation is not the only way

14 June 2017

Nursing Standard

Opinion

Healthcare regulation is about public protection. Whether the public is at increased risk from a nurse practitioner, and whether that risk can be addressed within...

How to set up a nurse-led clinic

11 May 2016

Nursing Standard

Careers

Nurse-led clinics are a vital part of UK health care. They are diverse and are therefore hard to define, but they involve nurses having their own patient caseload...

Help at your fingertips

13 July 2011

Nursing Standard

Careers

Many healthcare faculties in higher education now use social network sites to keep students in touch with each other, and as a marketing tool to promote educational...

Does the LGBTQI+ label help or hinder?

02 October 2019

Nursing Standard

Comment

This is the 50th year since the Stonewall riots in Greenwich Village, New York City.

Traffic-light system developed to prioritise cancer treatments

01 July 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Acute oncology services have been developed to meet the unplanned, urgent care needs of patients with cancer more effectively. Such patients often develop problems...