Alison Whyte

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Transforming the care of patients with heart failure

A pioneering nurse-led service in Sheffield is speeding up the discharge process and keeping seriously ill patients with heart failure out of hospital.

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'The cavalry has arrived': therapeutic care volunteers

A pioneering programme is using volunteers to improve the experience of hospital patients, relieve the pressure on staff, and attract new recruits to nursing.

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Nursing innovators in the West Midlands

In the last of Nursing Standard's series showcasing the best of modern nursing in the UK, three nurses in the West Midlands explain how they are keeping children with complex conditions out of hospital, improving the care of patients with chronic lung disease and reducing avoidable infections in care homes.

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Bereaved by suicide

When a person takes their own life the grief experienced by family and friends can be devastating - and those left behind may also have an increased risk of suicide.

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Setting the bar high: nurses in Wales deliver improvements for patients

As part of Nursing Standard’s series celebrating modern nursing roles in the UK, three nurses in Wales explain how they improved continence services, ensured consistency of care by diabetes specialist nurses, and created a Hygge-style environment for people with schizophrenia.

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Nurse-led initiatives transforming patient care across the East Midlands

Nursing Standard’s series celebrating modern nursing roles in the UK continues with a focus on three nurses in the East Midlands who are achieving outstanding results in managing asthma, reducing falls in hospital, and tracking pressure ulcer incidence.

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Care behind bars

Nursing in the UK's largest prison

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Celebrating nursing innovation across Yorkshire and the Humber

The latest article in Nursing Standard’s series celebrating modern nursing roles across the UK focuses on nurses in the Yorkshire and the Humber region

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Authoritarian staff trigger so-called ‘challenging behaviour’

Too often, healthcare staff resort to restrictive practices when faced with behaviour they find difficult. Instead, they should see situation through the patient’s eyes, advises nurse consultant Louise Clark

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Innovative nurses: transforming patient care in Northern Ireland

The latest in the Nursing Standard series on modern nursing focuses on the work of four innovative nurses in Northern Ireland.

From nutrition to co-production: celebrating nursing innovation in London

The latest article in Nursing Standard’s series celebrating modern nursing roles across the UK focuses on nurses in London.

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Improving patient care and staff satisfaction in the North West

Nursing Standard's series celebrating modern nursing roles around the UK – to mark the RCN's centenary year – this month focuses on nurses in the RCN North West region of England.

Electronic observations are improving patient outcomes

Hospitals in Manchester are using nurse-led technology to identify sepsis

ANPs - much more than a 'mini-doctor' ...

Many roles traditionally carried out by junior doctors can be performed by advanced nurse...

Nurse pioneers transforming care

Nursing Standard is marking the RCN’s centenary year with a monthly series celebrating...

A passport to better care

Becoming a student champion for Parkinson’s disease awareness helped Lorraine Ramnath create...

Inspirational, meaningful care: quality nursing across Scotland

To mark the RCN’s centenary year, Nursing Standard is celebrating modern nursing roles...

Diverse roles show how the profession is evolving

Nursing Standard is marking the RCN’s centenary year with a series celebrating the range and...

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