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.

Medicines management for nurses: explaining legal governance

Understand the legal framework that underpins the prescribing of medicines

Communication skills that support nurses to provide person-centred care

Learn about different models to support effective non-verbal and verbal communication

Psychologically informed care of patients with anorexia nervosa on acute medical wards

Recognise the challenges of providing care to this patient group in acute hospital settings

Providing effective care and support for autistic adults with mental health issues

Enhance your knowledge of their co-occurrence and the nurse's role

Exploring the implementation of person-centred care in nursing practice

Recognise some of the barriers, facilitators and different approaches that can be used

Managing post-operative stroke following cardiac surgery

Causes of stroke, risk factors, preventive measures, early recognition and treatment

Diagnosing, assessing and managing cellulitis

Understand the signs and symptoms, risk factors and effective management strategies

Leadership skills for the new multi-tiered nursing team

Enhance your knowledge of the roles of nursing associate and assistant practitioner

Understanding the use of oxygen delivery devices

Enhance your knowledge of the physiology of gas exchange and using different types of device

Preventing and recognising skin tears

Best practice recommendations on risk assessment and prevention

Undertaking a neurological assessment

Refresh your knowledge of the use of neurological assessment tools

Prescribing medicines in people with renal impairment

Learn more about pharmacokinetics and the importance of dose adjustment

Exploring nurses’ well-being and strategies to support self-care

How nurses can alleviate stress caused by work-related factors

Acceptance and commitment therapy in everyday conversations to support staff well-being

How leaders can use the principles of this therapy to guide well-being conversations

Emotional intelligence in preregistration nurse education: a literature review

Understand how developing EI skills may assist nurses in managing work-related stress

Investigating inequalities in men’s health: a literature review

Consider approaches you could use to improve men’s healthcare provision

Reducing the risk of surgical site infections

Recognise the importance of a holistic approach to prevention and management

Supporting gender-diverse young people: the role of the nurse

Increase your knowledge of issues related to gender and gender diversity