Search query:

Filter by date

Results 1 - 9 of 9 Search Tips

Establishing a community of practice for clinical nurse specialists

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence & practice

This article describes the development of a community of practice for more than 55 clinical nurse specialists in a large cancer centre. Supported by Macmillan Cancer...

Specific standards of care for adults with intellectual disabilities

25 March 2015

Nursing Management

Art & Science

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID) represent a small but important group of patients who have high levels of hospitalisation, and who...

Educating nursing students in clinical leadership

28 January 2015

Nursing Management

Art & Science

One of the goals of nursing education is to develop caring and responsible nurses with clinical reasoning skills who are capable of improving outcomes in complex...

Redesigning a home oxygen assessment and review service

02 March 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

The Sheffield home oxygen assessment and review service was developed as a nurse-led, protocol-driven service, offering high standards of care to a limited number of...

The voice of experience

07 June 2011

Nursing Standard


The chief executive of one of London’s major hospitals, Heather Lawrence, has never forgotten her nursing roots.

Legal, ethical and professional aspects of duty of care for nurses

13 December 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Duty of care is a fundamental aspect of nursing, and many nurses consider this to be an important part of their professional duties as a nurse. However, the legal...

Clinical guidelines: a pilot study of pressure sore care

31 January 1996

Nursing Standard

Special focus: tissue viability

Between April 1994 and April 1995, Croydon Community Health Trust conducted a pilot study on the implementation of the NHS Executive's Clinical Guidelines on the...

Understanding and meeting your legal responsibilities as a nurse

15 November 2017

Nursing Standard


Nurses, midwives and nursing students are legally responsible for their actions. This article discusses the legal standard of care required in relation to nursing...

Participant experience of a Care Quality Commission inspection

29 July 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the regulator for health and social care in England. It sets and monitors standards of care and has legal powers to take action...