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.

Managing irritable bowel syndrome in children

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common cause of non-organic recurrent abdominal...

Best practice in caring for adults with dementia and learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities, particularly Down’s syndrome, are at increased risk of...

Pregnancy loss and the death of a baby

Charity Sands offers professionals guidance on pregnancy loss and the death of a baby.

Skin cancer

NICE quality standard says people with malignant melanoma or squamous cell carcinoma should...

Non-suicidal self-injury: clinical presentation, assessment and management

Non-suicidal self-injury is a common behaviour in adolescents and young adults, and may be...

Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people

Your essential guide to harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people and how to...

Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people

Your essential guide to harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people and how to...

Supporting students in practice: leadership

This article, the tenth in a series of 11, discusses the importance of effective leadership...

A work-based learning approach for clinical support workers on mental health inpatient...

Background With a rise in the number of unqualified staff providing health and social care,...
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An evaluation of the NHS England Youth Forum

Aim To use qualitative data collection approaches to enhance insight and understanding of...

Early recognition and management of brain tumours in children

Brain tumours comprise over one quarter of all childhood cancers in the UK and are the most...

Role of care pathways in interprofessional teamwork

Cohesive interprofessional teamwork is essential to successful healthcare services...

Evidence-based practice: developing mentors to support students

This article, the ninth in a series of 11, provides guidance for new and established mentors...

Effect of poverty on eye health and implications for nursing practice

Poverty is a global issue that affects the health and quality of life of millions of people...

Assessment and accountability: part 3 – sign-off mentors

Assessment in clinical practice is a complex role undertaken by mentors and practice...

Supporting assistant practitioners during their training

Assistant practitioners, also known as associate practitioners, provide support to the...

A model to support nursing students with dyslexia

Dyslexia is one of the most commonly declared disabilities in higher educational...

Parish nursing: an innovative community nursing service

This article explains the concept of parish nursing and provides a historical perspective of...

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