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An analysis of delegation styles among newly qualified nurses

15 February 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Aim The aim of this research was to explore how newly qualified nurses learn to organise, delegate and supervise care in hospital wards when working with and...

Delegation: a powerful tool in the right hands

05 October 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article describes the skill of delegation and its importance in providing effective nursing care. It highlights the confusion over the concept, and outlines the...

Developing a nurse-led child sedation service

01 July 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

Features

This article explores nurse-led sedation of children in preparation for investigations such as magnetic resonance imaging or minor surgical procedures. The...

Developing a nurse-led child sedation service

03 July 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

A&S Science

This article explores nurse-led sedation of children in preparation for investigations such as magnetic resonance imaging or minor surgical procedures. The...

Influenza vaccinations by healthcare assistants

01 October 2009

Primary Health Care

General

This article explores the background behind the development of healthcare assistants giving influenza vaccinations, including swine flu, and provides guidance for...

Who does what and when?

20 February 2007

Nursing Standard

Feature

The role of nurses as co-ordinators of care is investigated in the last in the series on Modernising Nursing Careers.

Going back to basics

18 November 2008

Nursing Standard

Feature

The RCN’s new healthcare assistant (HCA) adviser Paul Vaughan answers questions about HCAs’ role, career, responsibilities and value.