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.

Heart failure

Working together to achieve better outcomes for patients with heart failure

The prevalence of long-term health conditions is increasing as the population ages...

Prescribing

A qualitative systematic review of the factors that influence prescribing decisions by...

This article aims to understand the factors that influence nurse independent prescribers’...

Diabetes

Diabesity prevention programme in primary care

‘Diabesity’, a term that combines diabetes and obesity, is the new epidemic in healthcare...

Ghana clinic

Health service factors that affect adherence to tuberculosis treatment in Ghana

Most of the global cases of tuberculosis (TB) are found in Asia and Africa. This is largely...

Homeless healthcare

The barriers to healthcare encountered by single homeless people

Homelessness is complex and has implications for every part of a homeless person’s life...

Safeguarding leadership

Role of leadership behaviours in safeguarding supervision: a literature review

Effective safeguarding supervision reduces risk to children and young people while...

HPV

The evolution of the NHS cervical screening programme

The NHS Cervical Screening Programme continues to make improvements in response to...

Homelessness

The barriers to healthcare encountered by single homeless people

Homelessness is complex and has implications for every part of a homeless person’s life...

Rotation

Empowering nurses to educate people with diabetes in correct insulin injection technique

As diabetes becomes a global concern, an international congress of 183 diabetes experts from...

Heart disease

Examining the theoretical basis of quality of life interventions in the congenital...

Arrhythmias have long been perceived as resulting in decreased quality of life. However,...

Travellers

Good practice in working with Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities

This article highlights important literature and good practice relevant to healthcare...

Leadership

Evaluation of a primary care triumvirate leadership development programme

This article reports on triumvirate leadership development from the perspective of multiple...

Exploring parental self-efficacy in the management of acute minor childhood illness

This article will consider the impact of self-efficacy on parental management of acute minor...

Literature review: are we over-screening for deficiency in vitamin D?

Vitamin D plays a role in the absorption of calcium and in maintaining healthy bones. It has...

How working differently improved homeless people’s access to healthcare

This article considers how the Staffordshire health inclusion team used different approaches...

Nurses’ role in public health and integration of health and social care

This article examines the findings of a Royal College of Nursing (RCN) survey, The Value and...

Health technology and supported self-care in Liverpool

Telehealth is being used across Liverpool to empower patients to actively manage long-term...

Community-based clinic screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is under-diagnosed due to time constraints in...

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