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Egyptians aim to improve nurse image

28 July 2004

Nursing Standard

Letter

Recently I read the article on why we love to nurse (features June 30), which was morale boosting. I fully support the Nursing the Future campaign to enhance the...

Perfect cocktail

08 March 2011

Nursing Standard

Career development

I am a Florence Nightingale Foundation scholar and the travel scholarship I received six years ago gave me an unprecedented opportunity to investigate the needs of...

Give us a break

15 February 2017

Nursing Standard

Letter

I have seen many nurses go without a break because their workload is too great and they are conscientious, as reported in your news story online (19 January).

Cultural safety: an introduction

01 March 2008

Paediatric Nursing

CPD

Cultural safety is one approach to integrating cultural components into nursing care. It is based on a broad definition of culture and on nurses’ analysis of their...

Assessing and managing people with sickle cell disease presenting with vaso-occlusive crisis in the emergency department

12 January 2022

Emergency Nurse

Sickle cell disease

Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited blood disorders characterised by atypical haemoglobin molecule structures (haemoglobin S) which can manifest as painful...

Genetics in emergency care

01 September 2006

Emergency Nurse

Feature

As described in the government’s white paper on genetics (Department of Health 2003), advances in knowledge and understanding of this subject are influencing the...

Enhancing the care of patients with sickle cell disease

19 August 2019

Nursing Standard

Equality and diversity

When typically round red blood cells intermittently elongate and become lodged in the body’s microcirculation, this can result in painful vaso-occlusive crises,...

Using forum theatre with health visitor students to improve recognition and risk assessment of honour-based violence

11 August 2021

Primary Health Care

Safeguarding

In specialist healthcare education, developing emotional intelligence, professional curiosity and cultural safety in risk assessment processes can be challenging to...

Implementing cultural safety to enhance the care of mental health service users

08 February 2022

Mental Health Practice

therapeutic practice

Culture plays an important role at every level of healthcare and in every healthcare encounter. Cultural factors significantly affect the interactions between mental...

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for people with a learning disability

09 September 2021

Learning Disability Practice

diversity

Culture has an important role at every level of healthcare. It can have a significant effect on the interactions between nurses, other staff members in the...