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.

How to ensure a successful general practice nursing placement

The benefits of and the barriers from the perspective and experience of a mentor and student

What are the benefits of nurse-led triage in primary care?

Ensuring your practice is based on the latest available evidence

Uncovering the hidden workload involved in providing cancer care in the community

Challenges that primary care and community staff experience in caring for people with cancer

Exploring the effectiveness of a brief health promotion intervention in an urgent...

Addressing modifiable risk factors to prevent long-term conditions

How to manage PVL-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections in primary care

Health protection and primary care teams should work together to carry out a risk assessment

Why general practice nurses need education about cancer as a long-term condition

This article outlines the results of a survey of cancer training needs conducted with...

Improving women’s uptake of cervical screening in primary care

Strategies healthcare professionals can implement to improve the uptake of cervical screening

Measles: the role of health protection teams and primary care

Prompt notification by clinicians and appropriate public health actions can prevent infection

Death: a social disadvantage? How one hospice is addressing inequality at end of life

How a small independent hospice developed an equalities steering committee for the community

Brief health promotion in urgent care centres: a qualitative study

Patients’ and nurse practitioners’ attitudes to brief health promotion

‘Why didn’t I say something at the time?’ A reflective account of a public incident

A reflection on an incident observed while commuting relating to the issue of data protection

Family members’ and carers’ perceptions of palliative care provided by district nurses

This literature review identifies the challenges of delivering consistent palliative care

Identifying barriers to engaging older adults with primary care sexual health services

Despite the prevalent cultural stereotype that people’s sexual activity declines or ceases...

Nurse-led advanced cardiovascular assessment: a case study

A study of the process of diagnosing a patient and other factors

Preparedness of practitioners to care for people with motor neurone disease at home

Qualitative study on how health and social care staff perceived their preparedness

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

Bringing together women’s perspectives using a thematic synthesis

Reflections on appraisal training for practice nurses

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