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Casting: part two

01 June 1999

Emergency Nurse

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to provide information on the reasons for cast adaptation, the safest ways to adapt and/or remove a...

Casting: part one

01 May 1999

Emergency Nurse

CPD

The aim of this first article is to to increase nurses’ knowledge of casting, consider the health, safety and environmental aspects of casting, and outline the care...

Legal definitions of responsibility, accountability and liability

01 April 2011

Nursing Children and Young People

General

The purpose of this article is to legally define the terms responsibility, accountability and liability. The connection between these terms for registered children’s...

Accountability in the NHS

28 December 2012

Nursing Management

Feature

In the first three articles in this series, we looked at the various components of good governance and how nurse leaders can create cultures and systems to promote...

Casting: part one

31 March 1999

Nursing Standard

Continuing professional development casting part one

Aim and intended outcomes Aim and intended outcomes The aim of this first article is to to increase nurses' knowledge of casting, consider the health, safety and...

Challenging the balance of power: patient empowerment

11 February 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Empowering patients is a central element of nursing care, according to the RCN (2003). This article discusses the reality of changing the balance of power in health...

A review of the merits of the nurse practitioner role

10 January 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Over the past two decades, nurses have begun to undertake tasks and assume responsibilities traditionally associated with medicine. This has led to debate,...

Casting: part two

07 April 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

In the second of two articles, Margaret Prior and Susan Miles discuss techniques for the adaptation and removal of casts. They also consider common complications,...

‘Are we covered to do this?’ the legal implications of expanding practice

01 October 2003

Paediatric Nursing

Professional issues

In response to continuous evolution of roles and relocation of professional boundaries, many nurses ask, ‘Are we covered to do this?’ This question refers to the...

‘Are we covered to do this?’ The legal implications of expanding practice

01 October 2003

Paediatric Nursing

General

In response to continuous evolution of roles and relocation of professional boundaries, many nurses ask, ‘Are we covered to do this?’ This question refers to the...