A project transforming care for patients about to begin chemotherapy has reduced anxiety and...
By using ultrasound in the community to confirm or exclude DVT, Jo Boyd and her team reduce...
An innovative toolkit is helping to ensure older people remain hydrated
Improvements to the ward environment have seen reductions in patients’ physical and verbal aggression – and in antipsychotic drugs and staff sickness
By setting up a truly integrated and streamlined service for faecal incontinence, nurse Kelly Stackhouse has transformed lives
Improving outcomes for young people with bone cancer is being held back by participation levels, but signs are optimistic, reports Elaine Cole
Six nursing students have been rewarded for their efforts to improve learning disability care
Nurse consultant Carole Conner tells Elaine Cole about the steps the award-winning Aylesford Unit’s nursing team has taken to deliver seven-day outpatient chemotherapy provision
Engaging people according to their needs is key to the success of RCNi award winner Steven Evans-Jones
A leadership training programme devised and delivered by a team in Surrey is improving patient care and boosting the morale of district nurses
Angela McDonald trains healthcare professionals, families, teachers and carers to recognise the emotional and practical needs of grieving children
A team of four consultant nurses who created the Health Equalities Framework (HEF) was named winner of the Learning Disability Nursing category at the RCNi Nurse Awards last month
A nurse who has helped alleviate the misery of incontinence for hundreds of patients through her bowel function service won a top accolade at the RCNi Nurse Awards last week.
Venetia Wynter-Blyth is the RCN Nurse of the Year for 2016. The clinical nurse specialist won the prestigious prize for her work in providing structured support to cancer patients who are facing major surgery. Judge Amanda Burston, who won last year’s award, describes Venetia’s programme as outstanding and powerful.
A nurse-led service created by pleural nurse specialist Elaine Reid is transforming care for patients with pleural effusion at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. The service saw Ms Reid named runner up in the TEVA Innovations in Respiratory Nursing category at the Nursing Standard Nurse of the Year Awards 2015.
A pioneering Royal Marsden therapy service supports individuals and couples experiencing the sexual consequences of cancer and its treatment. Founder Isabel White was runner-up in the cancer nursing category of the 2015 Nursing Standard awards.
The winner of a prestigious award in which patients nominate a nurse whose care has had an enormous impact on their lives will be decided by a public vote that opened this week.
Mental health nurse Pride Gaka-Chisoro’s award-winning research into soldiers’ experience of genital trauma led to a pathway that ensures the psychological toll is not overlooked. The pathway includes sperm salvage and psychosexual assessment. Sgt Gaka-Chisoro won a 2015 Nursing Standard Nurse Award.