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.

Caring for people with motor neurone disease

A qualitative study of the preparedness of practitioners to care for people with motor...

Motor neurone disease (MND) results in disabilities that affect most activities in daily...

Invasive meningococcal infection

Invasive meningococcal infection

An understanding of the need for immunisation against meningitis is essential in primary care

The lived experience of women with faecal incontinence after childbirth: a thematic synthesis

The lived experience of women with faecal incontinence after childbirth

Bringing together women’s perspectives using a thematic synthesis

Appraisal training

Reflections on appraisal training for practice nurses

This article reflects on the value and outcomes of two projects commissioned by NHS England...

Supporting adolescents with type 1 diabetes during the transition from child to adult services: a literature review

Supporting adolescents with type 1 diabetes in transition from child to adult services

This literature review considers the personal and practice implications

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Adoption of technology-enabled care for patients with respiratory conditions in primary care

Adoption of technology-enabled care for patients with respiratory conditions

A look at the benefits of giving clinicians and patients access to technology-enabled care

Pre-registration nurse placements in general practice: the picture so far

Pre-registration nurse placements in general practice: the picture so far

A scoping review of ten years of literature examined pre-registration nurse placements

Continuity of care for adults living in the community who have been diagnosed with congenital heart disease

Continuity of care for adults who have been diagnosed with congenital heart disease

The needs and challenges of people with CHD in the community and primary care

Young carers

Assessing the needs of young carers and young adult carers in a London borough

Steps need to be taken to meet the statutory duties of identifying and assessing such carers

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Use of a text messaging service for communication with parents and carers

Use of a text messaging service for communication with parents and carers

This article looks at how parents and carers can use text messaging to have safe and secure...

Innovations in managing at risk and deteriorating adult patients at home

Innovations in managing at risk and deteriorating adult patients at home

This article describes innovations in the recognition and management of at risk and...

Developing a course for primary care healthcare assistants in recognising and responding to deteriorating patients

Developing a course for primary care healthcare assistants in recognising and...

The acuity of patients being seen and treated in primary care is changing. This article...

The role of the practice nurse in assessing erectile dysfunction in men with type 2...

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common problem in men who have diabetes. However, ED...

Activities to encourage nurses to learn more about motivational interviewing

Good communication is vital in all health settings. If nurses are to support lifestyle and...

Effect of a nurse-led educational programme on knowledge and practice in the management...

Life expectancy is increasing so women are likely to live many years after their menopause....

Evaluation of low-carbohydrate dietary advice for people recently diagnosed with type 2...

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has a significant effect on people’s health and it often...
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Digital by choice: becoming part of a digitally ready general practice team

Practice nurses from a sustainability and transformation partnership area participated in...

Collaborative working to promote the use of an early warning scoring system in the...

The National Patient Safety Agency’s (NPSA) National Reporting and Learning System (2007)...

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