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.

Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control

Learn how these principles can be applied during the COVID-19 pandemic

Understanding effective nurse leadership styles during the COVID-19 pandemic

Pros and cons of transactional, transformational and laissez-faire leadership styles

Enhancing the identification of anal incontinence in women of reproductive age

Improve your knowledge of its prevalence, symptoms and risk factors

Use of indwelling catheters and preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections

Enhance your knowledge of the potential complications of these devices

Providing patient education on portion control and healthy eating

Various methods you can use to support individuals to eat healthily

Understanding oral mucositis and the principles of effective mouth care

Recognise the symptoms, causes and risk factors, and the importance of optimal oral hygiene

Moving from face-to-face to telephone assessments during the COVID-19 pandemic

Learn the skills required to perform effective remote consultations

Providing interprofessional education for pre and post-registration nurses

How students from different professions can learn about each other’s roles

Managing malnutrition in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic

Understand how the pandemic and its social restrictions can affect nutritional status

Supporting nurses’ recovery during and following the COVID-19 pandemic

Evidence-based strategies to support physical and mental health

Challenges in the management of pain in hospital patients with opioid use disorder

Learn how to build a nurse-patient relationship that minimises anxiety

Providing evidence-based care for adult patients with bronchiectasis

Improve your skills in diagnosing and managing this respiratory disease

How a high-fidelity environment affects nursing students’ performance of CPR

Familiarise yourself with the use of this simulation scenario in healthcare education

Using the ‘aSSKINg’ model in pressure ulcer prevention and care planning

Learn how to assess, plan, implement and evaluate preventative care using the model

A nurse’s guide to direct oral anticoagulants

Enhance your knowledge of their indications, doses and side effects

Understanding the principles of insulin use in type 1 and type 2 diabetes management

Familiarise yourself with the different types of insulin therapy and their safety measures

Role of the nurse in the hyperacute care and management of patients following stroke

Learn about this time-sensitive method of managing stroke in the first 24-72 hours

Benefits and challenges of animal-assisted therapy in older adults: a literature review

How this intervention can address the physical and emotional needs of patients