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Effects of stroke on informal carers

11 December 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Informal carers have a pivotal role in caring for patients who have had a stroke. Research has shown that informal carers have unmet information, psychological and...

Scaling the peaks

22 March 2011

Nursing Standard


As the new chief of service for older people, rehabilitation and stroke in Portsmouth, nurse Jane Williams has a role usually performed by a consultant physician.

Blood glucose monitoring and management in acute stroke care

08 January 2014

Nursing Standard


Diabetes mellitus is a major risk factor for stroke. Concerns have been raised that adults with acute stroke, irrespective of whether or not they have a history of...