Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Indwelling pleural catheter insertion for the management of malignant pleural effusion: exploring patients’ experiences

Indwelling pleural catheter insertion for the management of malignant pleural effusion

Exploring patients’ experiences of living at home with an indwelling pleural catheter

Supporting school nurses to deliver emotional and mental health interventions: a service evaluation

Supporting school nurses to deliver emotional and mental health interventions

The experiences and perceptions of a small school nursing team of the support they receive

Professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing. Part 2: legal and ethical

Professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing. Part 2: legal and ethical

Legislation and underpinning ethical principles that guide decision-making in prescribing

Professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing. Part 1: professional

Professional, legal and ethical dimensions of prescribing. Part 1: professional

This first article of two identifies the main professional dimensions of prescribing practice

Using the ‘8Rs’ checklist to support safe vaccination practice

Using the ‘8Rs’ checklist to support safe vaccination practice

Enhance your understanding of the principles of safe vaccination practice

Integrating new non-medical practitioners in general practices: barriers and facilitators

Integrating new non-medical practitioners in general practices

Barriers and facilitators to integrating new non-medical practitioners in general practices

CPD articles

Long term conditions: three ways to give patients the confidence to self-care

Long term conditions: three ways to give patients the confidence to self-care

Teaching self-care can be woven into the routine conversations nurses have with patients

Role of the community nurse in supporting person-centred end of life care

Role of the community nurse in supporting person-centred end of life care

Some of the challenges that community nurses may experience and how to address them

Identifying and supporting women and girls at risk of, or experiencing, violence and abuse

Identifying and supporting women at risk of, or experiencing, violence and abuse

Enhance your understanding of the forms of violence and abuse women and girls may experience

Recognising and managing non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

Recognising and managing non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

An explanation of the epidemiology, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of NTM-PD

The menopause: symptoms, treatments and implications for women’s health and well-being

The menopause: symptoms, treatments and implications for women’s health and well-being

Enhance your knowledge of treatments and strategies available to manage menopausal symptoms

Identifying and managing patients with disease-related malnutrition in primary care

Identifying and managing patients with disease-related malnutrition in primary care

Clinical consequences and potential health and social care costs of untreated malnutrition

Research focus

How primary care nurses can identify and manage self-harm

Primary care nurses need to be able to identify and manage self-harm. This research focus explores high risk groups and management strategies

Image shows the contents of a hoarder's home

How can community and primary care nurses support and treat people with hoarding...

Three studies highlight the complexity of this disorder – and the provision of treatment

How to ensure better integrated care

Three recent studies look at methods to facilitate greater integrated care

Young woman with eating disorder

How to treat eating disorders in primary care

Three studies highlight the growing incidence of eating disorders in primary care

Computer artwork depicts an MRI brain scan revealing the effects of a stroke, showing a blood clot. Upper limb impairment, which occurs in a majority of strokes and requires rehabilitation, is reviewed in three research papers.

Upper limb rehabilitation following a stroke

Rehabilitation for upper limb impairment, which occurs in a majority of strokes, is reviewed

Picture shows two people playing drums and cymbals while others look on. The Haynes Centre is a specialist dementia day care centre for Haringey residents with moderate to severe dementia.

Dementia therapy through music

Three studies examine the benefits of music-based therapies for people with dementia

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