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The principles and practice of child protection

12 January 2000

Nursing Standard

CPD

Nurses working with children might find themselves exposed to issues of child abuse. Sharon Stower discusses how to recognise child abuse, the legislation that...

Drug misuse by patients in an inner-city hospital

25 June 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To identify the prevalence of drug misuse (illicit, over-the-counter and prescribed) by patients at Bristol Royal Infirmary, an inner-city teaching hospital, and...

Detoxing dependent drinkers in primary care

04 May 2011

Primary Health Care

General

Primary care drug services are expected to provide treatment for polydrug use. Alcohol abuse is not always included in the assessment process and is therefore an...

The principles and practice of child protection

01 March 2000

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

Nurses working with children might find themselves exposed to issues of child abuse. Sharon Stower discusses how to recognise child abuse, the legislation that...

The principles and practice of child protection

01 July 2000

Mental Health Practice

CPD

Nurses working with children might find themselves exposed to issues of child abuse. Sharon Stower discusses how to recognise child abuse, the legislation that...

Improved safeguarding of older people through inter-agency learning

30 December 2012

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

Elder abuse remains a significant problem nationally and globally. Early definitions of abuse, however, oversimplified the phenomena and while the complexity of...

Safeguarding in prisons

01 November 2013

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Social care safeguarding processes can be introduced in prisons to protect vulnerable prisoners and their vulnerable dependants. This requires clear commissioning of...

Making a difference as a nurse consultant

25 March 2010

Nursing Older People

Feature

The nurse consultant role has existed for a decade. The five components of the role – professional leadership, service development, research, education and training,...

The UK national study of abuse and neglect among older people

01 October 2007

Nursing Older People

Care

This article reports briefly on the first UK prevalence study (undertaken in 2006-7) of the abuse and neglect of older people living in the community. Older people...

The effects of ecstasy

17 June 1998

Nursing Standard

Clinical

If a person becomes ill after taking Ecstasy, their friends are often reluctant to seek medical help until the person becomes dehydrated or collapses (Cook 1995)....