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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.

Shared governance

Interprofessional shared governance and relationship-based care: implementation and...

Shared decision-making has become a hot topic in healthcare. This article describes a step-...

Objective structured clinical exam: how clinical nurse educators can support internationally educated nurses

Objective structured clinical exam: how clinical nurse educators can support...

Internationally educated nurses (IENs) require robust teaching programmes to support them...

Nurses+QI=better hospital performance? A critical review of the literature

Nurses+QI=better hospital performance? A critical review of the literature

NHS regulators, such as NHS Improvement and the Care Quality Commission, promote staff...

Development of assertive communication skills in nursing preceptorship programmes: a qualitative insight from newly qualified nurses

Development of assertive communication skills in nursing preceptorship programmes

A qualitative insight from newly qualified nurses

Technology combined with expert, relationship-based care

Technology combined with expert, relationship-based care

Using technology to engage with patients can be as valuable as face-to-face interaction

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Creating digitally ready nurses in general practice

Creating digitally ready nurses in general practice

Digital healthcare provision in England has been driven mainly by a ‘top-down’ approach and...

Effects of the Care Certificate on healthcare assistants’ ability to identify and manage deteriorating patients

Effects of the Care Certificate on healthcare assistants’ ability to identify and...

The Care Certificate, launched in England in 2015, safeguards patients by ensuring all new...

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...

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

Student-led simulation: preparing students for leadership

It is vital to prepare nurses to become informed leaders with the required knowledge and...

Effects of ambulatory emergency care on organisational and patient outcomes

The aim of ambulatory emergency care (AEC) is to provide patients with ambulatory care‑...

Safeguarding of vulnerable adults training: assessing the effect of continuing...

Aim This article provides an insight into the effect of safeguarding of vulnerable adults...

Results of cross-faculty ‘capstone’ assessments involving nursing and performing arts...

This article describes how ‘capstone’ assessments were created to provide two different...

A novel solution to the nursing workforce crisis: recruitment of overseas nurses living...

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has recruited nurses from overseas from within and...

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