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High impact actions: preventing falls and encouraging exercise

23 July 2010

Nursing Management

Feature

This article, the second in a series on the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement’s eight high impact actions, reviews the roles played by nurses and local...

Fit for the challenge

07 December 2010

Nursing Standard

General article

UK nurses joined international colleagues to discuss the profession’s contribution to fighting chronic conditions.

Future questions

29 June 2010

Nursing Standard

General article

The charity C3 Collaborating for Health wants nurses’ views on how health care and nursing roles might evolve.

Investigating the attitudes of nurses who are obese

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Aim Aim To investigate the attitudes, motivations and behaviours of, and the uptake of workplace health initiatives by, nurses who are obese. Method Method Nurses...

Managing lifestyle factors in adults with osteoarthritis

15 July 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

Osteoarthritis is a major cause of disability in older people in the UK. The symptoms of joint pain and stiffness can lead to reduced joint function and deformity....

Well-being, physical and mental health: part 1

19 December 2018

Mental Health Practice

body and mind

This article explains how physical health fits into the overall well-being of a person and why people with a mental illness are more likely than the rest of the...

Activities to encourage nurses to learn more about motivational interviewing

15 January 2019

Primary Health Care

Medicines

Good communication is vital in all health settings. If nurses are to support lifestyle and behaviour change, we need additional ways of communicating. Evidence shows...

Cognitive decline: can diet be a preventive or treatment option?

13 March 2019

Nursing Older People

healthy ageing

Cognitive decline has been associated with and accepted as a consequence of ageing. Diets such as the Mediterranean diet have been investigated for their effect on...

Open AccessUse of Orem’s self-care model to understand how traditional masculinity affects men’s health

12 March 2021

Primary Health Care

evidence and practice

Masculinity ideology, particularly traditional masculinity ideology, has been identified as an influential factor in the healthcare decisions taken by men. Orem’s...

Effects of dance on mood and potential of dance as a mental health intervention

26 January 2021

Mental Health Practice

research

Background Restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in people having to find new ways to exercise. One such way is dance, an activity that can be...