Nick Evans

Mental Health Practice

COVID-19 and mental health: how nurses can support children and young people

Pandemic has created a toxic environment in some families and this will affect children

Nursing Standard

COVID-19 one year on: how nurses rose to the challenge, whatever their setting

The pandemic has placed unprecedented demands on nurses – but coping comes at a cost

Nursing Standard

Long-COVID: the range of symptoms and how to help your patients

Understanding the long-term implications for individuals and where to signpost for support

Emergency Nurse

COVID-19: why pressure on emergency departments is taking a toll

Winter pressures and rising COVID-19 cases put emergency departments at eye of the storm

Nursing Standard

COVID-19 vaccination: have you had yours?

With all front-line health and social care staff now eligible, we look at the roll-out so far

Learning Disability Practice

Has the planned ‘reset’ of learning disability nursing been a success?

2020 saw a sea change for learning disability nursing as it sought to improve its reputation

Nursing Standard

COVID-19 cardiac complications: counting the long-term cost

The virus has been linked to heart damage, but has also disrupted care across the specialty

Nursing Standard

The COVID-19 vaccine roll-out so far: nurses’ experiences in hospitals and GP surgeries

As the programme extends into primary care, teams will need support

Cancer Nursing Practice

Cancer care and COVID-19: how services have adapted to the challenges

Numbers of people starting cancer treatment are now on the increase

Nursing Standard

Elective care backlog: the struggle to catch up and stay COVID-free

Teams are innovating ways to cut planned surgery waiting lists amid the second wave

Nursing Children and Young People

Back to school: how school nurses have coped with new-term challenges

Schoolchildren’s return has reduced health concerns, but school nurses have less access

Learning Disability Practice

Clearer sentencing guidelines offer more support for vulnerable adult offenders

Boost to legal rights of people with mental health disorders and learning disabilities

Learning Disability Practice

Why people with learning disabilities and their families fear another COVID-19 lockdown

When COVID-19 hit learning disability services were cut back or closed leaving many isolated

Mental Health Practice

What social distancing will mean for mental health nursing education

A range of online teaching techniques are being developed for students who will have to adapt to spending little time on campus

Nursing Children and Young People

What will the ‘new normal’ look like for children’s services?

Some of the new strategies adopted to cope with the pandemic are likely to stay

Nursing Standard

PTSD and insomnia: mitigating the psychological effects of COVID-19 on nurses

The workforce has been overwhelmed, but pressed on – now nurses need support, say experts

Nursing Standard

How nutrition can aid successful long-term recovery from COVID-19

Nutritional support is vital to help patients with the lasting effects of coronavirus

Nursing Standard

What happens to all the nurse well-being support and the wobble rooms now?

COVID-19: Not all employers will be keeping staff hubs open and parking free

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