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Involving service users in an inclusive research project

01 May 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

This article describes how people with learning disabilities and community learning disability nurses completed a module involving the development of an inclusive...

The role of health psychology post-myocardial infarction

19 June 1996

Nursing Standard


Health psychology is a relatively new discipline within the field of psychology. According to Matarazzo (1982), health psychology is the aggregate of the specific...

Physical activity is the key to cardiac health

31 January 2012

Primary Health Care


Exercise is an essential part of cardiac rehabilitation for patients with myocardial infarction. However, most patients and healthcare professionals fail to...

Exploring the attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of community nurses towards patient self-care

10 June 2020

Primary Health Care


Background Self-care is a strategy for providing out-of-hospital care and promoting patients’ independence. However, evidence suggests that some healthcare...

Interaction between community pharmacists and community nurses in dementia care

31 March 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

There has been little research that explores the interaction between community pharmacists and community nurses and how this interaction could benefit people...

A vision for children

15 June 2010

Nursing Standard


The opening of a paediatric assessment and decision area (Panda) unit at Salford A&E means sick children and their families do not have to be transfered to other...

The role of community nurses in preventing female genital mutilation

02 March 2015

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

Female genital mutilation (FGM) has become a major issue worldwide, including the UK, where the number of women and girls affected has grown. This ritual practice is...

District nursing in the Great War: a challenge on all fronts

30 September 2014

Primary Health Care


At the outbreak of the first world war in 1914, district nurses were faced with extreme challenges. With a much needed skill set, they were expected to make a...

The role of the community nurse in integrated end of life care

27 March 2015

Primary Health Care


Although some people receive excellent care at the end of their lives, many do not. Services are not always well co-ordinated and communication between staff and...

Clinical leadership and organisational governance in primary care

30 October 2015

Primary Health Care


This article examines nurse clinical leadership in primary care from the perspective of nurses working at an advanced level, such as advanced nurse practitioners or...