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An unusual case of tissue breakdown secondary to TB

24 October 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Despite the many advances in technology, research and educational initiatives in tissue viability, wound management remains a complex and challenging area for...

Role of the nurse in family-centred care

09 March 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice


Childhood cancer causes severe disruption to the lives of the child and family affected. From diagnosis an uncertain journey begins, punctuated by medical regimens...

Using a physiotherapist to assess the suitability of physical intervention skills

09 April 2010

Learning Disability Practice


It is universally agreed that the use of physical intervention techniques on service users with learning disabilities is to be avoided if possible. This article...

Developing a service for clients with dysphagia

01 February 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

People with learning disabilities and dysphagia need specialist support and advice to ensure that they eat and drink safely, and that communication problems are...

Liability and collaborative working

03 May 2011

Nursing Children and Young People


Team working is the basis of contemporary healthcare practice. For children and their parents, or carers, this does not pose a particular problem as long as team...

Staff views of a deliberate self-harm protocol for children and young people

01 April 2006

Paediatric Nursing


An audit to evaluate a protocol for the management of children and young people presenting with self-harm was undertaken at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust....

Talking about sex: a relationship awareness group for adults with a learning disability

26 September 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Sex and relationships are areas of taboo and disempowerment for marginalised groups such as people with learning disabilities. These topics also appear to be areas...

Management of patients with mental health needs

03 September 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

This article presents findings from the first phase of a two-part study that examined the knowledge and experience of emergency department (ED) staff who work with...

Role of the clinical nurse specialist in the multidisciplinary team

13 December 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice


Advances in nursing practice and the extension of traditional roles have led to clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) playing a pivotal part in the multidisciplinary...

Decision making in mental health team meetings

09 March 2016

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Background Single point of access meetings represent a critical juncture in the lives of mental health clients. The decision-making process undertaken by mental...