Liz Charalambous

A nurse-led youth volunteering project to support older people on acute hospital wards

A nurse-led youth volunteering project to support older people on acute hospital wards

Young people volunteering on acute hospital wards can provide extra support to older patients

Volunteer

Is it worth undertaking a PhD? 

A PhD can be a hard slog, but the rewards from carrying out your own research are immense

Volunteer

‘Volunteer army’ is a valuable asset for the NHS

With the right support, volunteers play a complementary role in care, says Liz Charalambous

Social_Care

Hopes and fears for the future of the NHS

Neither the rebranding of the Department of Health nor the forthcoming green paper on social care should fill us with confidence

Practice-related feedback: Giving people with dementia a voice on visiting hours

Improving access for carers of patients with dementia meant staff nurse and PhD student Liz Charalambous sought feedback from rarely heard voices

Blogging

How to blog your way to success

Want to write a blog but not sure where to start? Expert blogger Liz Charalambous has some top tips to help you get started

Student life - Powerful at every level

Working with a group of nursing students one day, I discussed with them communication skills when caring for people with cognitive impairment, dementia and delirium.

Why I now take the global view

Liz Charalambous overcame her intial scepticism about learning from nurses overseas and never looked back.

Hit or myth message

I take a sharp intake of breath when I hear on the news that ‘research has been done…’

A digital network of writers

Speaking to nurses at my trust, I discovered that many had undertaken dissertations and projects that were not being disseminated.