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.

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

Dietary management of patients with a high-output stoma

Learn about interventions such as oral rehydration solutions and restricting hypotonic...

Enhancing healthcare students’ clinical placement experiences

Understand the potential benefits of student-led clinical learning environments

Colonoscopy: an evidence-based approach

Learn the various elements of a procedure used for a variety of diagnostic purposes

Exploring the psychological effects of sharps injuries sustained by healthcare workers

Recognise the need for follow-up care and support for staff following a sharps injury

Applying the principles of health promotion in nursing practice

Enhance your understanding of the frameworks and models that underpin health promotion

Promoting exercise in older people to support healthy ageing

Recognise the types of exercise that can be incorporated into training regimens

How nutrition helps to prevent non-communicable diseases and support planetary health

Learn the effects of diet on metabolism and which foods to promote to patients

Role of the nurse in supporting patients to self-manage their medicines effectively

Addressing issues such as polypharmacy and non-adherence to medicine regimens

Engaging with research: practical advice for nurses at every level

How to integrate research evidence into your clinical practice

Understanding the pharmacology of the side effects of medicines

How knowledge of pharmacology can prevent adverse drug reactions and maintain patient safety