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Person centred plan planning in Hampshire:

01 February 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Practice & research

In this article, the fifth in a series by the Hampshire person-centred planning team, Gwen Moulster and colleagues explore how person-centred planning with people...

Innovation and teamwork: introducing multidisciplinary team ward rounds

01 April 2006

Nursing Management


IT HAS long been recognised that teamwork and effective communication are essential to success in most businesses and organisations. Health care requires that a...

Clinical effectiveness and clinical teams: effective practice with older people

01 July 2001

Nursing Older People


Gerontological practice is widely recognised as a team effort (RCP 2000). Many of the issues that challenge the practice of gerontology stem from the historical...

Developing a community stroke rehabilitation service

01 June 2001

Nursing Older People


Stroke is a potentially devastating condition. Kaufman (1988) writes: ‘Though a stroke is a specific physiological event, the resulting impairment may be diverse and...

Using evidence to demonstrate the value of nursing

02 April 1997

Nursing Standard

Evidence-based nursing

This article explores the position of nursing in relation to the evidence-based medicine (EBM) and clinical effectiveness (CE) initiatives. It argues that both...

Introducing an integrated nursing research programme

24 January 1996

Nursing Standard


There has been much debate about research in the NHS since the establishment of the Central Research and Development Committee (CRDC) and the announcement of a...

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...

Supplementary nurse prescribing

23 June 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore the attitudes of multidisciplinary team members to nurse prescribing and to establish its perceived advantages and disadvantages. Method Five focus...

Applying collaborative practice to health promotion

31 January 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background Since the publication of the Health of the Nation document in 1992, collaborative practice has been at the forefront of health service reform. While other...

Developing multidisciplinary profiles in a day hospital

31 January 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The Ferguson Day Hospital provides a patient-centred, multidisciplinary service for patient assessment and rehabilitation. The authors describe the development of a...