Clinical

Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Child

An exploratory study investigating perceptions, opinions and experiences of...

Aim To explore perceptions, opinions and experiences of safeguarding education within pre-...

nursing students

A multisite evaluation of readiness to transition to newly qualified nurse in a cohort...

Background The post-qualifying and preceptorship period in nursing has been well-researched...

Gaming

Parent-child relationships and self‑control in male university students’ desire to play...

Aim To determine the relationship between the parent-child relationship, self-control and...

Suicide

An enquiry into young men at risk of suicide in the UK

Men are at a higher risk of suicide; 70% of people who die by suicide are men. By exploring...

Development of a paediatric short-stay observation and assessment unit

In recent years children’s emergency admissions have risen by 18%. In 2011 a team at a city...

A nursing student’s reflective account of decision-making in a school nursing setting

Reflection is integral to professional revalidation and enhancing nursing practice; it is an...

Parents’ views on toilet training: a cross-sectional study in Flanders

Parents’ views on toilet training: a cross-sectional study in Flanders

Aims The goals of this research were to investigate parents’ perceptions of toilet training...

Sickle cell anaemia and the experiences of young people living with the condition

Sickle cell anaemia (SCA) is a life-threatening haemoglobin disorder acknowledged for its...

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Premature baby

Collaboration challenges faced by nurses when premature infants are discharged

Aim To explore the collaboration challenges faced by neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...

Acute burns

Acute burns management: placement reflections of a children’s nursing student

Reflection can help nurses make sense of their clinical surroundings and understand risks,...

Addisons disease

Adrenal insufficiency, steroid sick day rules and the paediatric endocrine nurse

Clinical governance processes are important for improving patient care. Patients with...

Leadership

Leadership and management influences on personal and professional development and group...

The ever-evolving nature of nursing requires professionals to keep their knowledge up to...

Health promotion for young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities

Research confirms that children and young people with severe learning disabilities do not...

Avoiding errors when administering injectable phenytoin to a child in status epilepticus

Errors often occur in the prescribing, preparing, administering and monitoring of...

Introducing outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy in a children’s hospital

Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) offers an alternative to inpatient care...

Effect of a children’s at-home nursing team on reducing emergency admissions

This article explores the effect of a children’s at-home nursing team, Hospital at Home (H@H...

Parent-infant co-sleeping and the implications for sudden infant death syndrome

In 2015 the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) updated its 2006...

Service user involvement in preregistration child nursing programmes

Service user involvement is a fundamental part of preregistration nursing education...

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