As well as being the UK’s most widely read nursing journal, Nursing Standard is a unique digital resource that keeps nurses and health professionals up to date with the latest developments, best practice and research to meet the NMC’s revalidation requirements
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Nursing Standard continues to publish relevant and up to the minute peer-reviewed articles and in-depth analysis of current nursing news and practice. We focus on the following clinical topics throughout the year:
- Critical care
- End of life
- Infection prevention and control
- Mental health
- Pain management
- Surgical care
- Skin/wound care
We also regularly cover a range of professional issues such as workforce, leadership, nursing regulation, healthcare funding, patient experience and nurse well-being.
Nursing Standard is indexed on these databases: British Nursing Index, Ethnic minorities health, A Current Awareness Bulletin, International Nursing Index, MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, OSH-ROM (HSELINE), Palliative Care Index, RNdex.
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