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How clinical supervision can improve hospice care for children

26 November 2009

Nursing Management

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Since clinical supervision was introduced into nursing in 1993, it has had a poor uptake, despite evidence of its benefits. This article describes how East Anglia’s...

Leading by example to aid personal development

28 May 2010

Nursing Management

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Nursing is a stressful and challenging profession that requires good leadership. This article, the first in a series of six, highlights some of the basic principles...

Creating a positive workplace culture

26 February 2012

Nursing Management

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This article considers the link between emotional resilience and the mental and physical wellbeing of healthcare staff, and how this affects leadership and patient...

Six simple steps to ensure you achieve your aims

23 July 2010

Nursing Management

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Goal setting is a common method for managers and leaders to set the direction of activities. Without clear goals, activities can continue for too long or never reach...

Role of emergency nurses in controlling infection

06 December 2012

Emergency Nurse

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Suboptimal infection-control practice raises the risk of infection in emergency departments, while time constraints and the presence of large numbers of staff with...

Mental health emergencies: using a structured assessment framework

09 March 2012

Emergency Nurse

CPD

People who have mental health crises while attending emergency departments (EDs) require immediate assessment and management, and ED staff must be prepared to meet...

Learning disabilities and dementia: a nursing student’s A to Z guide

08 June 2011

Learning Disability Practice

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People with learning disabilities are at added risk of developing dementia. Healthcare professionals’ lack of awareness of this condition among service users with...

Prevention and treatment of obesity in adults with learning disabilities

01 April 2012

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

People with learning disabilities experience health inequalities and are at greater risk than the general population of developing problems associated with an...

Delivering awareness training to staff in the criminal justice system

01 July 2010

Mental Health Practice

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Mental health awareness training has been developed and delivered to all criminal justice agencies in line with the Bradley recommendations (Bradley 2009) by the...

Using a template to coach yourself and others

02 September 2010

Nursing Management

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Coaches question, inspire, motivate and support other people to change their lives. In doing so, they need enthusiasm and accountability, and the ability to set...