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Understanding primary insomnia in older people

22 April 2009

Nursing Older People


An adequate quantity and quality of sleep are important to maintain health. Insomnia is common and can result in significant distress and impaired daytime...

Managing sleep problems in children with learning disabilities: the nursing role

27 November 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Sleep problems in children with learning disabilities are common and affect their health and learning, and the health and well-being of their parents and carers. The...

Workers’wake-up call

06 October 2009

Nursing Standard


Researchers estimate that up to 50 per cent of the population have working patterns that are out of sync with their natural rhythms, and this can be harmful to...

Occupational hazard

27 January 2009

Nursing Standard

General article

Shifts that interfere with diurnal rhythms have been classified as a carcinogen of the same magnitude as ultraviolet light.