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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 group...

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 appreciate its...

The role of health psychology post-myocardial infarction

19 June 1996

Nursing Standard

Health education

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

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....

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,...

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...

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 affected...

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...

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...

Legal and ethical issues in end of life care: implications for primary health care

29 May 2015

Primary Health Care


Increasing numbers of patients are achieving their wish to die in the familiar surroundings of their own homes, which means that providing high...