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Sudden death in emergency care: responding to bereaved relatives

01 December 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Many emergency nurses find it difficult to support relatives whose loved ones are being resuscitated or to witness relatives’ distress after their family members...

Ward staff experiences of patient death in an acute medical setting

14 May 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore how ward staff, including nurses and healthcare support workers, experience patient death in an acute medical setting. Method Thirteen staff, from two...

Role of family support in body image satisfaction and psychological distress among patients with dermatology issues

03 August 2018

Primary Health Care

evidence and practice

This study explores the moderating role of family support on body image satisfaction and psychological distress among patients with dermatology issues. The findings...

Benefits of, and barriers to, family witnessed resuscitation in practice

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

This article, discussing family witnessed resuscitation, is the first in a series providing nurses with information about essential aspects of critical care. Family...

Positive psychology for depression: a critical review

08 January 2019

Mental Health Practice

affective disorders

Background Positive psychology has become a popular approach to psychology. Aim To evaluate the approach of positive psychology in dealing with depression and the...

The effectiveness of self-soothing techniques for people with PTSD in secure units

09 February 2017

Mental Health Practice

Evidence & practice

Trauma at any age is a cause of long-lasting and significant emotional damage. People who go on to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can suffer immensely...

Open AccessSupportive care needs of people with pancreatic cancer: a literature review

10 January 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

Palliative care

Quality of life is crucial to people with pancreatic cancer due to poor survival rates and high symptom burden. Timely and person-centred supportive and palliative...

Enhancing well-being and building resilience in people living with cancer part 2: a central role for nurses

18 December 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice


Receiving a new diagnosis of cancer or of its recurrence is distressing and there are increasing numbers of people living with the disease, some taking continuous...

Enhancing well-being and resilience in people living with cancer. Part 1

09 October 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

resilience and cancer

Receiving a new diagnosis of cancer or recurrent disease is distressing. Increasing numbers of people are living with cancer, as well as those who have been cured....