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.

Exploring the prevalence, characteristics and nursing assessment of neuropathic pain

Recognise the importance of undertaking a holistic assessment of this type of pain

Supporting transgender patients with their personal hygiene

Understand the importance of providing equitable and inclusive care to this patient group

Enhancing nutrition screening in patients with kidney disease

The challenges of identifying malnutrition in this patient group, and tools that can help

Recognising and responding to bruising in children

Understand the circumstances where bruising might be suspicious and what actions to take

Acute kidney injury in the critical care setting

Understand patient management in this setting, including continuous renal replacement therapy

Staff experiences of the nursing associate role in a community setting

Recognise the potential benefits and challenges related to the role

An overview of heart failure

Enhance your knowledge of its pathophysiology, causes, diagnosis and management

Intramuscular injection: exploring the evidence on effective administration

Understand injection site selection, appropriate equipment and injection procedure

Recognising suspected stroke in patients and providing optimal immediate care

Know the signs and symptoms to assist in preserving life and preventing deterioration

Capturing patient experience

Details of data collection methods used to capture this crucial measure of care quality

An overview of complications in type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Recognise the importance of maintaining optimal glycaemic control in patients

Effects of climate change on patients with respiratory and cardiovascular conditions

Understand the ways climate change can aggravate asthma, COPD and cardiovascular disease

Anxiety disorders: exploring their presentation and treatment

Understand the psychological and pharmacological treatments available

Type 2 diabetes: treatment recommendations for reducing the risk of complications

Learn about the latest national guidelines, including pharmacological treatment

Nurses’ use of digital technology during the COVID-19 pandemic

Service evaluation looked at usability of systems and barriers to their use

Developing cultural competence in caring for people with mental health conditions

Identify strategies for providing effective and inclusive care to this patient group

Ensuring effective infection prevention and control in the community

Refresh your knowledge of procedures such as safe waste management and aseptic technique

Using collective leadership to support nurses and enhance patient outcomes

Increase your knowledge of relational approaches to leading staff