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Exploring the legitimacy of intuition as a form of nursing knowledge

10 June 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses intuition as a legitimate form of knowledge rather than solely as an expert trait. It also describes the possibility of interdisciplinary...

Cross-boundary rotational working for neonatal nurses

05 May 2007

Paediatric Nursing


Neonatal services in England and Wales are undergoing significant changes as a result of technological advances as well as the development of new networks. These...

Role of the nurse in identifying and addressing health inequalities

21 March 2019

Nursing Standard

Health promotion

This article aims to improve nurses’ knowledge and understanding of health inequalities. Health inequalities are responsible for variation in health outcomes...

Interprofessional shared governance and relationship-based care: implementation and lessons learned

20 August 2019

Nursing Management


Shared decision-making has become a hot topic in healthcare. This article describes a step-by-step, ‘how-to’ approach to implementation of an interprofessional...

Using reflection in nursing practice to enhance patient care

03 April 2023

Nursing Standard


The ability to reflect on, and learn from, practice experiences is essential for nurses when seeking to provide effective person-centred care. This article outlines...

Applying the principles of health promotion in nursing practice

21 February 2022

Nursing Standard

health promotion

Health promotion is a relatively new concept that is grounded in the definition of health proposed in 1946 by the World Health Organization. The thinking behind...

Introducing a named nurse model of care in a community nursing service

24 January 2024

Primary Health Care

evidence and practice

The named nurse model has the potential to promote person-centred, high-quality care in the community setting, while also enhancing the job satisfaction, morale and...

Nursing-sensitive indicators: a concept analysis

08 April 2021

Nursing Management

quality improvement

Nursing-sensitive indicators (NSIs) are the criteria for changes in a person’s health status that nursing care can directly affect, and they form the foundation for...

Exploring the therapeutic relationship in nursing theory and practice

27 July 2021

Mental Health Practice

therapeutic practice

The therapeutic relationship is widely regarded as central to nursing practice, yet the concept is so familiar that it is easily taken for granted. However, like any...

Aesthetic ways of knowing: exploring mental health nurses’ experiences of delirium superimposed on dementia

01 November 2023

Nursing Older People

evidence and practice

Background In the UK, people with delirium superimposed on dementia may be cared for by mental health nurses, however there is little in the literature about the...