Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Enhanced supervision: new ways to promote safety and well-being in patients requiring one-to-one or cohort nursing

Enhanced supervision: new ways to promote safety and well-being in patients requiring...

The number of older people with multiple co-morbidities and cognitive impairment being...

Relationship between communication skills and emotional intelligence among nurses

Relationship between communication skills and emotional intelligence among nurses

Aim Nurses’ emotional intelligence (EI) affects many of their behavioural skills. Given the...

An exploration of NHS clinical staff perceptions of changes to clinical products and their procurement

An exploration of NHS clinical staff perceptions of changes to clinical products and...

The NHS in England is working to reduce variation and waste in the use of clinical products...

Evaluation of matron ward rounds to enhance patient experience and improve staff morale

Evaluation of matron ward rounds to enhance patient experience and improve staff morale

Intentional rounding was introduced in the UK in 2012 to improve direct nursing care....

Keeping support and clinical supervision on your agenda

Keeping support and clinical supervision on your agenda

Support and clinical supervision can benefit staff and service users. Inquiries have...

Challenges of being a hospital nurse manager in the Volta region of Ghana: a qualitative study

Challenges of being a hospital nurse manager in the Volta region of Ghana: a...

Aim To explore the challenges facing hospital nurse managers (HNMs) in selected hospitals in...

CPD articles

Importance of reflection in revalidation

Importance of reflection in revalidation

Reflection is a hallmark of professional practice and an important element of the Nursing...

Applying the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation principles in healthcare settings

Applying the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation principles...

The Data Protection Act (DPA) of 1998 was radically updated in 2018 and since then there has...

Reflection and personal learning

Reflection and personal learning

Part one of this six-part continuing professional development series considered the role of...

Encouraging reflection in professional learning

This article examines the role of nurse managers in supporting reflection for professional...

Mentorship

How mentors can influence the values, behaviours and attitudes of nursing staff

This article explores the concept and processes involved in professional socialisation and...

Revalidation

Revalidation: implications for senior nurses

Revalidation replaces the current triennial self-declaration system of maintaining nurse...

Practice question

How can critical thinking make me a better nurse?

Critical thinking can help nurses provide excellent care and improve patient well-being

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