Evidence and Practice

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Clinical

Developing and evaluating a new nursing student placement in public health teams

Developing and evaluating a new nursing student placement in public health teams

Placements of this type can help students appreciate the role of public health in nursing

Social prescribing: a nurse-led pilot project in a general practice setting

Social prescribing: a nurse-led pilot project in a general practice setting

Development, implementation and outcomes of a nurse-led social prescribing pilot project

Open access
Benefits of digital technologies in empowering patients to take control of their cardiovascular health

Benefits of digital technologies in patients taking control of cardiovascular health

Digital technologies can provide innovative ways of empowering patients

Nurses’ knowledge of breast screening and the implications for advising women with dense breast tissue: a literature review

Breast screening and the implications for advising women with dense breast tissue

Findings of a literature review appraising evidence on nurses’ knowledge of breast cancer

Genetics of Huntington’s disease and special considerations for pre-symptomatic genetic testing

Genetics of Huntington’s disease and considerations for pre-symptomatic genetic testing

Reflecting on situations requiring special consideration before genetic testing is conducted

Toxoplasmosis prevention: knowledge and practices among pregnant women in Jordan

Toxoplasmosis prevention: knowledge and practices among pregnant women in Jordan

Improved health education could help reduce the risks of infection and complications

CPD articles

Nurse prescribing: developing confidence, autonomy and collaboration

Nurse prescribing can benefit patients, prescribing clinicians and healthcare systems

How nurses can promote well-being in personalised care

How nurses can promote well-being in personalised care

Harnessing the strengths, skills and resources of people and communities to improve health

How to discuss the human papillomavirus infection with patients in primary care

How to discuss the human papillomavirus infection with patients in primary care

An overview of HPV, including its types, transmission, links to cancer and testing

Supporting people with dementia who mobilise excessively around and outside of the home

Supporting people with dementia who mobilise excessively around and outside of the home

People with dementia who mobilise around and outside the home can present challenges

Student community nure

How to support nursing students to develop community care planning skills

Nurses and nursing students should learn the principles of effective care planning

Ethical challenges in delivering person-centred care

Ethical challenges in delivering person-centred care

Exploring normative ethics and teleological ethics and how they are applied in everyday care

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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