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Sexuality and sexual intimacy in later life

16 January 2019

Nursing Older People


Sexuality is as important in older age as it is throughout life, and its expression can be positive, empowering, joyful and life-affirming. The concept of sexuality...

Rules of engagement: reaching out to communities

10 June 2009

Nursing Management


With the right form of engagement, so-called hard-to-reach communities can play vital roles in shaping and improving services. This article describes some of the...

The effect of ageism on older people and implications for nursing practice

11 July 2018

Nursing Older People


Ageism has numerous negative effects on the lives of older people, including their health and well-being. In this reflective account a nursing student explores these...

Educational systems for inclusive education in Norway, Romania, Scotland and Sweden

02 October 2018

Learning Disability Practice

evidence and practice

A lifelong learning Erasmus intensive programme promoting inclusion of persons with disabilities has involved collaboration between universities in different...

Using the Relating to Older People Evaluation tool to measure ageism in higher education

15 May 2019

Nursing Older People

technology-enabled care

Background The global population is ageing and this trend is expected to continue. Attitudes towards older people differ worldwide. Ageism is a complex, multifaceted...

Saudi Arabian women’s experiences of breast cancer treatment

01 September 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore the cultural framework of Saudi Arabian women’s experiences of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Method Sixty patients...

Wound care for patients with darkly pigmented skin

05 October 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article examines the main skin or wound assessment parameters used for patients with darkly pigmented skin. Differences in skin pigmentation are discussed along...

Disability and cultural considerations in the delivery of first aid

11 November 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, the seventh in a series of eight, covers a range of issues that nurses may come across when providing first aid treatment to people with disabilities...

Cultural safety: an introduction

01 March 2008

Paediatric Nursing


Cultural safety is one approach to integrating cultural components into nursing care. It is based on a broad definition of culture and on nurses’ analysis of their...

Transcultural nursing strategies for carers of people with dementia

31 March 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Caring for a family member with dementia is stressful, and carers from all backgrounds often feel overwhelmed and under-supported. Professional and family carers’...