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Practice nursing: a study of the role

18 January 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical practice nursing

Practice nursing has expanded rapidly since the new general practitioner contract of April 1990 (1), but this expansion has gone essentially unresearched. In 1993, 1...

The practice nurse in coronary heart disease screening: fitting the role

05 April 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical research practice nursing

As the roles of practice nurses develop, methods of offering them continuing education are being examined. A postal survey of 94 practice nurses in the Glasgow area...

Using community education provider networks to develop the general practice nursing workforce

Primary Health Care

evidence & practice

Changing health and social needs and a rapidly ageing population in the UK (Office for National Statistics 2011) mean providers' responses must be dynamic, flexible,...

Developing sustainable placements: nursing students in general practice

29 December 2016

Primary Health Care

Evidence & practice

A drive is under way to shift care from hospitals to community settings. This is occurring at a time when many experienced practice nurses are retiring. Developing...

The evolution of the NHS cervical screening programme

Primary Health Care

evidence & practice

The NHS Cervical Screening Programme continues to make improvements in response to scientific research and technical advances. This article details the history of...