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Training and education in dementia care needs a boost

09 November 2010

Nursing Standard


June Andrews offers a timely reminder that a basic understanding of dementia and dementia care is a must for all nurses (reflections October 27).


17 April 2012

Nursing Standard

General article

The UK Faculty of Public Health is a membership organisation for leaders in public health. Its focus is on setting, monitoring and promoting standards in education...

Lives Remembered: Telling the Stories of Older People – The second anthology

25 January 2012

Nursing Standard

Book review

Lives Remembered is the second anthology of older people’s reminiscences published by the University of York. Using a creative writing approach, third-year nursing...

Care homes need support from primary care staff

14 September 2011

Nursing Standard


It was good to see a positive take on the subject of nursing homes (analysis August 17), especially after so much recent negative coverage in the press.

Keeping Mum – Caring for Someone with Dementia

06 July 2011

Nursing Standard

Book review

Marianne Talbot’s book is a collection of blogs written while caring for her mother who had Alzheimer’s disease. She describes the situations they had to deal with...

Improved dementia outcomes stem from educated care

08 June 2011

Nursing Standard


Further to the news story, ‘Emergency admissions ward gives dedicated dementia care’ (May 25), it is heartening that a hospital is recognising the need to provide...

Inspirational transformation of ward is money well spent

07 December 2011

Nursing Standard


The physical transformation of an older people’s ward at King’s College Hospital in London (features November 30) is an inspirational example of how we can make a...

COPD what nurses should know

01 May 2000

Primary Health Care


CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) is a chronic, slowly progressive disease. It is a general term that includes, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, chronic...

Understanding the benefits of the district nurse specialist practitioner qualification

16 September 2020

Primary Health Care

Professional development

This article shares the findings of an explorative service evaluation conducted in England to elicit the views of community nurses regarding the district nurse...