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Our driving passion

21 July 2009

Nursing Standard

General article

Nurses are key members of the medical team that works at racing events including the Silverstone Grand Prix.

Protecting nurses: a forensic perspective from crime scene to court

04 September 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses some of the ethical issues relating to patient confidentiality and public protection, which nurses could encounter if they suspect a crime has...

Pre-hospital response to major incidents

09 April 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Since the attacks of September 11 2001 in the United States, and the subsequent anthrax scares, the approach to preparing for and dealing with major incidents has...

Assessment and management of foot and ankle fractures

23 October 2002

Nursing Standard


Injuries to the foot and ankle are common presentations in A&E, and while these are rarely life-threatening, incorrect diagnosis and management can have serious...

Assessment and management of hand and wrist fractures

22 May 2002

Nursing Standard


Injuries to the hand and wrist are common, and incorrect diagnosis and management can have catastrophic consequences for patients. This article discusses the causes,...

What makes a day at work extraordinary

01 April 2013

Nursing Management

Art & Science

To prevent high rates of nurse burnout and staff turnover, hospitals must create environments that fulfil nurses’ expectations and foster positive emotional...

On high alert

10 November 2009

Nursing Standard


Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation is used to treat patients with severe respiratory failure, including some who have swine flu. A specialist unit is ready for a...

Medical manoeuvres

15 March 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

An advanced clinical practitioner role in A&E is attracting national and international interest.

Support for A&E nurses caring for patients with sickle cell disease

18 October 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To investigate the supportive work carried out by a health psychologist working with nurses in an A&E department caring for patients with sickle cell disease,...

Evaluating the effects on families of swine flu contingency policies

01 November 2010

Paediatric Nursing

Infectious diseases

Policies developed to cope with the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in the winter of 2009 may have conflicted with the philosophy in child health nursing of...