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Patient rehabilitation following lower limb amputation

13 August 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Patient rehabilitation following lower limb amputation is essential to provide optimum patient outcomes and to improve the amputee’s quality of life. The age of the...

Patient-reported outcome measures and how they are used

26 February 2011

Nursing Older People


Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are increasingly being used in the NHS to inform clinical treatments and even the funding of individual healthcare...

Patient-reported outcome measures: implications for nursing

05 January 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) Programme, which was implemented by the NHS in 2009, gives prominence to patients’ views about their health....

Effects of ambulatory emergency care on organisational and patient outcomes

21 September 2018

Nursing Management

Care planning

The aim of ambulatory emergency care (AEC) is to provide patients with ambulatory care‑sensitive conditions with safe and appropriate emergency care on the day they...

Connecting you now

27 June 2006

Nursing Standard


While NHS Direct downsizes its operations – with subsequent loss of nursing jobs – its Scottish counterpart, NHS 24, is moving in the opposite direction. But it has...

Health technology and supported self-care in Liverpool

29 August 2017

Primary Health Care

Evidence & practice

Telehealth is being used across Liverpool to empower patients to actively manage long-term conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart...

Recognition and management of patients with frailty in the emergency department

06 December 2022

Emergency Nurse


In the UK, around 10% of adults aged over 65 years and around one quarter to a half of adults aged over 85 years have frailty. Early identification of frailty can...

Experiences and outcomes of lung cancer patients using electronic assessments

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence & practice

The NHS Lanarkshire Lung Cancer Project is part of the Transforming Care after Treatment programme, a partnership between the Scottish Government, Macmillan Cancer...

Developing a general ward nursing dashboard

10 December 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The seventh and final article in the series on Leading Better Care explores some of the challenges in clinical practice relating to the use of data and making...

Substance use disorder: evaluating the effectiveness of the Addiction Recovery Coaching exercise programme

16 February 2021

Mental Health Practice

therapeutic practice

Substance use disorder is a major public health issue and there is limited evidence of the effectiveness of current pharmacological and psychosocial treatment...