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Countering anxiety in people with diabetes

07 June 2011

Primary Health Care


Patients with diabetes often face anxiety, low mood and emotional burden as a result of their condition. Healthcare professionals need to be aware of this and the...

‘M.E. time’: meaningful engagement, for people with a learning disability in secondary care

Learning Disability Practice

evidence & practice

It is well known that people with learning disabilities face health inequalities and inequitable access to health services. Health liaison nurses (HLN), who are...

Falls among children in an Italian hospital: a prospective study

04 December 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Aim The aim of this study was to assess the number of falls that occurred among children admitted to a children’s hospital and explore their characteristics. Method...

Advanced nurse practitioner-led referral for specialist care and rehabilitation

28 January 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

In response to the need for appropriate and timely care of frail older patients admitted to hospital, a dedicated advanced nurse practitioner (ANP)-led referral...

Perfect timing

16 March 2010

Nursing Standard


In the final article in our series on managing change, Tracey Smith describes how she educated staff about the Parkinson’s medication regimen and Stephen Wright...

Improving care for people with learning disabilities in hospital

08 February 2012

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Evidence suggests that people with learning disabilities have greater healthcare needs than the general population and that these needs are often unmet. A literature...

Recognition and clinical management of sepsis in frail older people

26 February 2018

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Sepsis is a common condition caused by the body’s immune and coagulation systems being ‘switched on’ by the presence of infection, either through bacteria or viruses...

Travellers’ tales

27 June 2006

Nursing Standard

General article

Gypsies and travelling families face discrimination in access to health care as well as in the wider community, with the result that infant mortality rates remain...

Patient-led care closer to home

06 February 2007

Nursing Standard


Modernising Nursing Careers envisages nurses moving between primary care, secondary care and the charitable sector. The fourth article in this series looks at...

Assessing cardiovascular risk in patients with severe mental illness

11 July 2012

Nursing Standard


Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a term mainly used to describe disorders affecting the heart and/or the arteries and veins that are associated with atherosclerosis...