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Making a game of urgent care: simulation for nursing students

08 November 2011

Emergency Nurse


This article discusses the Triage Game, a board game for nursing students that encourages players to develop decision-making and problem-solving skills in a...

Understanding the origins of practice problems

27 August 2003

Nursing Standard


Set against a background of modern-day nursing practice becoming ever more complex, this article aims to help nurses solve problems by understanding their origins...

Drug calculations part 2: alternative strategies to the formula

21 May 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Drug calculations are an essential skill for nurses. The clinical skill of performing a drug calculation has come under recent scrutiny, resulting in the development...

Identifying, analysing and solving problems in practice

06 June 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

When a problem is identified in practice, it is important to clarify exactly what it is and establish the cause before seeking a solution. This solution-seeking...

Staff support during a ward closure

10 December 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Closing a ward can cause staff members to be anxious, fearful and stressed. Reflective practice can be used to assist members of the team to recognise, address and...

Open AccessOC23 – Expert mentoring: a path to leadership

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People


Theme: Nursing education, management and leadership. Leadership knowledge and skills development may be understood in terms of problem-solving, solution construction...

It’s just a thought

21 February 2006

Nursing Standard

Cover stories

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a useful approach for helping people to reframe negative thoughts and feelings. With a shortage of available therapists,...

Who do you think you are?

24 April 2007

Nursing Standard

General article

Personality inventories are common in employment practice but the Enneagram offers nurses a way to see how they can grow and also get the best out of their...