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Clinical risk management in out-of-hours services

01 March 2011

Nursing Management


The role of primary care nurses has expanded in recent years, and many now work for urgent care service providers. With role expansion comes increased professional...

Medication administration in patients with dysphagia

08 November 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

The results of a small-scale observational study and a root cause analysis were used to describe the types of errors that occur in medication administration to...

Understanding and responding to severe and enduring patient distress resulting from episodes of healthcare

29 March 2017

Nursing Standard


This article focuses on the severe, long-term and debilitating distress that may be experienced by patients as a result of their interactions with healthcare...

Administering and monitoring high-alert medications in acute care

19 July 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

The nurse’s primary role in the medication process is to ensure that drugs are administered safely to patients, thus reducing the risk of unnecessary harm or injury....