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.

Epilepsy

Aim

This article aims to increase nurses' knowledge of...

Minor injury care in the community

In the summer of 1990, the Basildon and Thurrock Health Authority took the decision...

Hysterectomy

Aim

The aim of this article is to explore the nurse's...

Para-suicide: a cause for nursing concern

The government has recently highlighted the tragedy of lives lost through suicide,...

Clinical practice and management

Next week, Nursing Standard, Smith and Nephew Medical and the Royal College of...

Analysing mandatory continuing education

The proposal for mandatory continuing education in the form of five study days...

Helping midwives in developing countries

The author describes a World Health Organization backed educational initiative for...

Nurses’ responses to PREP: a short study

Nurses attending information sessions on the UKCC’s Post-registration Education and...

Cardiac rehabilitation

The Coronary Rehabilitation Programme at Leicester General Hospital has operated...

Uncertainty on career prospects

More effort is required to increase provision of, and ease access to, conversion...

Leading from the front

The prospect of facilitating professional development for about 3,000 nurses may...

Supporting bereaved relatives in A&E

The development of a support nurse system for the care of bereaved relatives in an...

Theory and practice of isolation nursing

Infection is a common problem in hospitals, with approximately 10 per cent of...

Coping with dying and bereavement

This article explores the likely processes which patients and families undergo from...

Continuing education: who meets the cost?

Since the UKCC issued its first proposals for mandatory continuing education for...

Developing a career through nursing

Nurses now seek planned career advancement patterns, as opposed to a series of...

Doctors and nurses: a personal view

During the first half of the twentieth century, is nursing was dearly subservient...

NHS Trusts and equal opportunities

The Equal Opportunities Commission (HOC) report on women’s employment in the...

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