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How domestic abuse affects the wellbeing of older women

01 June 2010

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore older women’s experience of domestic abuse and its effect on their health and lives. Method A qualitative research design...

Improving the nursing care of patients with mesothelioma

25 May 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes the establishment and work of the national Mesothelioma Nurse Action Team, a nursing initiative aimed at improving the care and support of...

Child and adolescent mental health service providers’ perceptions of using telehealth

01 September 2013

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

There is growing evidence to suggest that, for child and adolescent mental health services, telehealth might be better than some aspects of traditional face-to-face...

Improving statutory health assessments for looked after children

01 April 2011

Nursing Children and Young People


The aim of the change project described in this article was to improve the service provision of statutory health assessments for looked after children in the...

Teenagers uncovered

07 September 2010

Nursing Standard

General Article

There is a common belief that peer pressure and alcohol are instrumental in teenagers having sex, but new research reveals a different story.

One-page patient passport for people with learning disabilities

27 July 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

People with learning disabilities can have negative experiences in hospitals. One of the key reasons for this is the lack of time available for staff to understand...

People with intellectual disabilities moving into adulthood

25 May 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

People with an intellectual disability who aspire to further education, and who seek employment on their transition to adulthood, need access to a range of supports,...

Postcode health care

13 June 2006

Nursing Standard

Cover story

Health needs mapping can identify where people with particular conditions live – down to a postcode. Healthcare professionals can then target specific health...

Exceptional work

22 June 2010

Nursing Standard

General article

Kate Hendy gained thousands of votes in the Nursing Standard patient’s choice award last year. Here she describes the care she gave to her nominator’s family.

Face up to facts

30 April 2008

Nursing Standard


Although people at risk of having contracted hepatitis C are being encouraged to seek advice, service provision in England remains patchy.