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The shadowing experience for nursing students

30 November 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The shadowing scheme supports nursing students in learning how to manage and identify the characteristics of good leadership. Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust...

Findings from the National Mesothelioma Experience Survey

07 April 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

This article reports on the results of the National Mesothelioma Experience Survey, which provided people with mesothelioma, and their families and carers, with an...

At the touch of a button: collecting client feedback

26 March 2014

Learning Disability Practice


Aim To assess a simple and immediate feedback tool. Method Service users’ feedback was recorded using a simple push-button device. Results The cumulative results...

The policy and practice of measuring patient experience

27 June 2011

Nursing Management


The NHS outcomes framework makes clear that the provision of a ‘good experience’ of care for patients, alongside clinical effectiveness and safety, is a central goal...

Practice-based teaching and nurse education

23 January 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article focuses on the resurgence of practice-based teaching in nurse education highlighted in the publications Making a Difference (DoH 1999), Fitness for...

Work-based learning in pre-registration programmes

01 December 2002

Paediatric Nursing


Student nurses need to be prepared for a career which will involve changing roles, lifelong learning and continuing professional development (UKCC 1999). According...

Student experiences in nursing homes: a placement policy gap?

01 November 2000

Nursing Older People


When, under the auspices of community care philosophy, the continuing care of older people was transferred from hospital-based units to nursing homes the intention...

How collaboration is improving acute hospital admission for people with dementia

31 October 2017

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

In November 2015 it became apparent that a person with dementia’s journey through the acute hospital was not always as streamlined as it should have been. There was...

Shopping bad service

24 August 2010

Nursing Standard


Mystery shoppers are well established in the retail trade. But their introduction to health services – particularly in mental health – raises ethical issues.

Benefits of attending nurse-led pre-chemotherapy group sessions

01 February 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Before the start of chemotherapy, cancer patients and their families can benefit from being given positive information in a way that prepares them for treatment and...