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.

Critical preparation and readiness to support future change

Critical preparation and readiness to support future change

The challenging nature of change is well documented and adequate preparation before...

The role and experiences of advanced nurse practitioners working in out of hours urgent care services in a primary care setting

The role and experiences of advanced nurse practitioners working in out of hours urgent...

GPs’ workload has increased significantly in recent years affecting their ability to provide...

Non-technical skills required to recognise and escalate patient deterioration in acute hospital settings

Non-technical skills required to recognise and escalate patient deterioration in acute...

Recognising patient deterioration is a vital nursing role. Observation based on vital signs...

Wellbeing

What keeps nurses happy? Implications for workforce well-being strategies

Aim The aim of this article is to present selected findings from a doctoral study on the...

Satisfaction

Enhancing nurse satisfaction: an exploration of specialty nurse shortage in a region of...

Aim This article offers nurse managers guidance on analysing, managing and addressing a...

Simulation

High fidelity simulation to improve multidisciplinary team working with pre-registrants

Simulation has been introduced in recent years into international nursing curricula. Many...

Reflection

Reflective practices: meaningful recognition for healthy work environments

Nurses’ decisions about their intent to remain in the workforce are based on various factors...

Adult services

Simulation using ‘live’ adult service users and moulage in a variety of settings

This article shows how simulation can be modified and adapted to benefit higher education...

Double duty

Staff experiences of double-duty caring: at home and at work

Many healthcare, social care and voluntary agency employees are carers at work and at home,...

Visual inpatient

Virtual inpatient surgical service

An increased number of emergency secondary care surgical admissions has intensified the...

Health literacy

Health literacy: a study of internet-based information on advance directives

Aim The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality and value of web-based information on...

Supervision

Preparing supervisors to provide safeguarding supervision for healthcare staff

This paper outlines why experienced supervisors at a London healthcare provider received...

An integrative review of absenteeism in newly graduated nurses

Managing sickness and absenteeism in the workplace is challenging, and nurse managers must...

Quality patient care: challenges and opportunities

There are several interlocking elements integral to the delivery of safe patient care,...

The supervisory ward manager’s role: progress on Compassion in Practice action area four

In 2012, the Department of Health published Compassion in Practice, which included six areas...

How nurses and midwives feel about revalidation: preliminary survey results

The introduction in 2016 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council revalidation process, which...

Strengthening ethical decision-making: the experience of Iranian nurses

Aims Ethical decision-making is a complex process that nurses perform daily. The aim of this...

Opportunities for change: the United Nations Working for Health and Growth report

The United Nations High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth recently...

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