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.

The barriers to healthcare encountered by single homeless people

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

Good practice in working with Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities

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

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...

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,...

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...

Assessing self-reported risk-behaviours of adults presenting to a minor injuries unit

The health quality of people in Portsmouth is below the English average (Public Health...

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...

Community engagement: what the NICE guidance means for community practitioners

This article draws on updated guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care...

Using electroceutical treatment to reduce symptoms and improve healing in chronic wounds

Chronic inflammation in a wound is often associated with infection and biofilm, which are...

Streamlining perioperative care for oesophago-gastric cancer surgery patients using...

Perioperative support programmes, such as prehabilitation and enhanced recovery pathways,...

Implementation of cancer treatment summaries in NHS Ayrshire and Arran

Cancer incidence is increasing year on year; survivorship rates are also increasing, as is...

Can primary care work for alcohol-related admissions to tertiary care?

This article examines a liaison service between an inner London hospital and primary care...

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