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How nurses are preparing for the revalidation process

08 April 2016

Emergency Nurse


As the profession’s new system of revalidation goes live, this article brings together the experiences of emergency nurses from revalidation pilot sites in England,...

Recording patient stories as an aid to training and service improvement

28 December 2012

Nursing Management


This article looks at how recording patient experiences using digital technology has improved nursing training and problem solving as well as the patient experience.

Using real time patient feedback to introduce safety changes

27 October 2011

Nursing Management


Holding regular safety briefings and debriefings has improved safety and the patient experience at one trust. The approach was piloted in an elective orthopaedic...

How are we doing?

07 July 2009

Nursing Standard

General Article

Patient choice and feedback has become a significant policy driver for the NHS.

Making sense of pain and loss: searching for meaning while living with cancer

28 August 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

personal stories

This article presents some of the main findings from a study using an interpretative phenomenological approach to explore searching for meaning in the lives of 15...

Promoting patient-centred care through staff development

24 April 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Providing good patient care is integral to service provision at North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust and evaluating patient satisfaction is one way in which...

Activities to encourage nurses to learn more about motivational interviewing

15 January 2019

Primary Health Care


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...

Evaluation of matron ward rounds to enhance patient experience and improve staff morale

12 December 2018

Nursing Management

Service evaluation

Intentional rounding was introduced in the UK in 2012 to improve direct nursing care. Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust (LWFT) introduced intentional nursing...

Providing information early in the clinical pathway for people with prostate cancer

25 October 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

well-being clinics

The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative recommends offering health and well-being clinics to people who have been newly diagnosed with cancer. Evidence suggests...

Evaluation of the burdens and benefits of participation in research by parents of children with life-limiting illnesses

24 July 2019

Nurse Researcher

end of life

Background Research is needed to improve care and diminish suffering for children with life-limiting illnesses and their parents. However, there are doubts about...