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.

Essentials of wound care: assessing and managing impaired skin integrity

Using a holistic approach and shared decision-making with patients

Access to pain management from a legal and human rights perspective

Understand healthcare professionals’ legal, moral and professional obligations

Exploring support strategies for improving nursing student retention

What some HEIs offer and how this may increase the likelihood of students staying on a course

Pharmacological management of chronic heart failure

Update your knowledge of the common medicines used to treat chronic heart failure

Prostate cancer: understanding patients’ treatment options

How to support patients to make informed decisions about their care

Supporting patients to achieve remission of type 2 diabetes

The link between diet, weight loss programmes and remission - and how to advise your patients

Partnership working between nurses and patients’ families in critical care

Practical interventions that can improve care delivery in this setting

Transforming staff training at an acute trust in response to COVID-19

Understand the changes required when moving from face-to-face to virtual training

Identifying and managing adverse drug reactions to promote medicines adherence

Expand your knowledge of how nurses can reduce medicines-related harm

Providing palliative and end of life care for people with advanced disease

How to manage some of the common physical, psychological and emotional symptoms

Supporting the emotional well-being of patients with diabetes mellitus in primary care

Enhance your understanding of diabetes distress and major depressive disorder

Self-harm and suicide: occurrence, risk assessment and management for general nurses

Learn about evidence-based approaches and how to work collaboratively with service users

Preventing healthcare-associated infections by decontaminating the clinical environment

Understand and address barriers to adherence to infection prevention and control guidance

Providing music therapy for people with dementia in an acute mental health setting

Enhance your knowledge of the benefits of music therapy for this patient group

Exploring the role of authentic leadership in nursing

Recognise the characteristics, benefits and challenges of adopting this leadership style

Exploring the role of reflection in nurse education and practice

Understand how reflective practice can help you to process everyday working events

Recognising logical fallacies in nursing to support effective clinical decision-making

Understand six logical fallacies that are common deceptive patterns of reasoning

An overview of pain assessment and management

Identifying the probable causes of pain, and the interventions used to reduce it