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Workload and workforce planning: supplementary staffing

28 May 2010

Nursing Management

Feature

This article describes how an over-reliance on agency staff in the NHS in Scotland has been addressed by the creation of unified, board-wide nurse banks; the...

Clinical presentation, assessment and management of pre-eclampsia

08 July 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

Pre-eclampsia is a complex and unpredictable disorder that may occur during pregnancy. Its presentation ranges from mild to severe, and the condition may lead to the...

Addressing child poverty in Scotland: the role of nurses

01 June 2013

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

Child poverty levels are a significant challenge and can lead to poor health outcomes throughout life. The Healthier, Wealthier Children (HWC) project was set up to...

Developing a mental health pathway for midwifery students

10 March 2009

Mental Health Practice

General

The provision of an appropriate level of training in mental health for both pre- and post-registration midwives is increasingly being identified as important. The...

What does professionalism look like? Attitudes and behaviours derived from a Delphi study

30 October 2014

Nursing Management

Art & Science

In 2010, the chief nursing officer and nurse director for Wales commissioned a study to identify attitudes and behaviours associated with professionalism for nurses...

Workload and workforce planning: devolving the programme

01 June 2010

Nursing Management

Feature

This article describes how implementing the Nursing and Midwifery Workload and Workforce Planning programme has been devolved from central government to individual...

Bosom buddies

23 February 2010

Nursing Standard

Clinical digest

Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months gives babies the best possible start in life, but only 2 per cent of UK women achieve this goal.

Numbers for newborns

02 March 2010

Nursing Standard

Feature

Newborns are screened for congenital conditions. To make tracking easier, a numbering system will become mandatory from April.

Sexual history

13 December 2005

Nursing Standard

General article

Sex advice is no new phenomenon, as a recent book by former Nursing Standard journalist John Naish reveals.

Supporting the establishment and maintenance of lactation for mothers of sick infants

09 December 2014

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

Breastfeeding is the healthiest way for a woman to feed her infant. The World Health Organization/United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (1989)...