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.

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 who have been diagnosed with congenital heart disease

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

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

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

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

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)...

A qualitative study of primary healthcare professionals’ views of falls prevention

Falls in older people are a major cause of hospital admissions. Primary healthcare...

An evaluation of management placements for nursing students in UK general practice

General practice is facing a shortage of nurses and it can be difficult to recruit and...

Learning from an early pilot of the Dutch Buurtzorg model of district nursing in England

A central London NHS trust piloted an adapted Buurtzorg model Neighbourhood Nursing team to...

Diabetes structured education: using technology to transform care

Type 2 diabetes structured education programmes are recommended for all newly diagnosed...

Managing cow’s milk protein allergy in primary care

Allergy to cow’s milk protein represents a significant burden for babies, their families and...

Using smartphone technology and social media to introduce a new pain relief method...

This article describes how a personal smartphone and an online video-sharing platform were...

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