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Nurse-to-nurse referral of patients in early pregnancy

02 April 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

This article describes the development, testing, evaluation and implementation of a nurse-to-nurse referral pathway between two trusts. The aim of the pathway is to...

Audiology services: access, assessment and aftercare

26 February 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

The prevalence of hearing loss among people with learning disabilities is considerably higher than in the general population, yet few clients access audiology...

An integrated care pathway for burns

01 October 2003

Paediatric Nursing


To ensure a high standard of care provision within the NHS, evidence-based practice is essential. As such, if clinical and cost effectiveness are to be achieved, it...

Childhood constipation: a new approach

09 July 2009

Primary Health Care


Childhood constipation and its associated symptoms can cause stress and social exclusion. This project sought to provide a service that reduced hospital admission...

Effectiveness of a neutropenic sepsis clinical pathway

07 December 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

This article reports the findings of a re-audit across a cancer network of the impact and efficacy of a neutropenic sepsis clinical pathway implemented in 2007. The...

Establishing a domestic abuse care pathway: guidance for practice

06 March 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Domestic abuse is an increasing public health concern, and the relationship between such abuse and poor health is now recognised. Guidance produced in 2012 by...

Developing an end of life care support pathway

01 February 2012

Primary Health Care


People looking after family members and friends in their final weeks of life have needs that must be recognised and accommodated. A service improvement pilot...

Boxer’s fracture: management and outcomes

10 July 2015

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Boxer’s fractures are common hand injuries, but their management varies greatly. Two years ago, a boxer’s fracture care pathway was developed for use in the Royal...

The role of lung cancer nurse specialists

01 November 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

A report published by the National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses and the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation examines the contribution of lung cancer nurse specialists...

Wasted opportunities

05 July 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

Teenage misuse of alcohol is rarely out of the headlines. According to a new report, those young people who end up in A&E as a result of drinking do not receive...