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An audit of levels of psychological support referrals for cancer patients

10 February 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

There is a wealth of literature concerning the psychological care of patients with cancer but little regarding its delivery and implementation. This retrospective...

Nurse specialist direct referrals to breast care clinics

01 October 2007

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

From pre-diagnosis and beyond treatment for breast cancer, many individuals access the breast care nurse specialist team with questions and concerns which then...

Role of urgent care staff in organ donation

07 October 2010

Emergency Nurse

Feature

A detailed review of donation activity since the introduction of an embedded specialist nurse in organ donation (SNOD) in Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals...

Early warning scores: are they needed in emergency care?

01 May 2009

Emergency Nurse

Feature

This article reviews an audit to assess how adequately emergency department (ED) staff can use with little training a modified Patient At Risk (mPAR) early warning...

Can ambulatory emergency care help to streamline services?

05 November 2014

Emergency Nurse

Feature

This article discusses four models of ambulatory emergency care (AEC), a form of clinical care that allows practitioners to assess, diagnose, treat and discharge...

Ensuring the successful transition of adolescents to adult services

01 July 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

The movement of adolescents with learning disabilities from children’s to adult services can sometimes be unsatisfactory, causing upset for the young people involved...

Unrestricted access to mental health services

11 September 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background This study examines referrals to a nurse-led, community-based, acute psychiatric assessment and treatment centre in the north west of England which...

Brief interventions and referrals on smoking cessation

01 June 2011

Mental Health Practice

Feature

This article assesses the impact of brief intervention and referral for smoking cessation on the smoking habits of people with mental health problems in a community...

Non-urgent attendance at emergency departments

01 October 2010

Emergency Nurse

Research

AimTo discover the factors influencing patients’ decisions to attend emergency departments (EDs) for non-urgent treatment. MethodA sample of 196 patients...

‘He’s not himself today’: assessment of acute physical health needs

09 April 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article offers a comprehensive assessment framework that can be used to build learning disability nurses’ confidence in assessing acute physical needs. The...