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28 March 2002
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 13, PAGE NO: 33 Tracy Mcfall, BSc, RGN, OHN Is nursing leadership alive and vibrant in the UK? This question has generated a lot of debate in the nursing world recently, but what do we mean by a nurse leader?
24 May 2001
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 21, PAGE NO: 35 Tracy McFall BSc RGN OHN If political parties have their work cut out trying to lure young voters, the nursing profession has just as big a public relations job in trying to attract young people into its ranks. One only has to look at the falling numbers in nursing education to realise that all is not well.
11 October 2001
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 41, PAGE NO: 29 Tracy McFall, BSc, RGN, OHN There are many times on the wards or in the community that I've been disillusioned by the care patients receive. I have frequently been asked to give care without any knowledge of a person's circumstances - whether they are living on the poverty line, whether their house is damp or whether they have any relatives or friends who can help with the shopping or the kids.
9 August 2001
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 33 Tracy McFall BSc RGN OHN Most of us have worked with a bully at some point: a person who thinks it is reasonable to shout at staff, blow hot and cold from one day to the next or criticise without justification.
2 April 2002
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 14, PAGE NO: 39 Balbir Kaur Gill, BSc, RGN, is nurse lecturer, Thames Valley University, Slough Sikhism originated in the Punjab, northern India, in the 16th century. Its founder, Guru Nanak, drew features from Islam and Hinduism to establish a reformist movement with the aim of creating a new world order based on equality and social justice for all. His writings, along with those of nine subsequent gurus, several Muslim and Hindu saints, and Sikh poets, form the Sikh holy book, the Guru Granth Sahib.
21 March 2002
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 12, PAGE NO: 34 Rosaleen Bawn, RGN, BSc, DPSN, is a Macmillan clinical nurse specialist in palliative care;Terry Matthews is clinical development facilitator, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary Apalliative care link nurse group was set up at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary six years ago with the aim of enhancing nurses' skills and fostering the delivery of quality care to patients and their families.
29 September 2006
VOL: 102, ISSUE: 39, PAGE NO: 29 Caroline Lawson, MA, BSc, RGN, is nurse consultant, acute stroke, East Somerset NHS Trust It is estimated that by 2031 the number of people aged 65 and over will exceed 15 million and comprise 23% of the w...
24 May 2001
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 21, PAGE NO: 38 Maggie Bisset, MSc, RGN, is a consultant nurse, Camden and Islington Community NHS Trust, London Vicky Robinson, BSc, RGN, is clinical service manager (palliative and continuing care) and nurse advisor andRob George, MA, MD, FRCP, is clinical director, Palliative Care Centre, Camden and Islington Community NHS Trust, London Palliative care is the approach taken when dealing with patients with progressive and incurable diseases. It is interdisciplinary and manages patients as a whole: their emotional, social and spiritual lives are seen to affect quality of life just as much as their underlying disease.
22 October 2002
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 43, PAGE NO: 34 Antonia Dean, BSc, RN, is staff nurse, Ellis ward, Royal Marsden Hospital, London Nurses have a crucial role to play in helping patients who have a terminal illness to accept their condition. They are in the privileged position of being able to listen to patients talking about their hopes and fears, and their experience, knowledge and skills may enable patients and families to explore their feelings and come to terms with the situation.
7 March 2002
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 10, PAGE NO: 36 Nigel Northcott, PhD, MA (Ed), RGN, is an education adviser, NHS Professionals The followers of Buddha should be thought of as individuals as the religion has no single creed, authority or sacred book. They are united in their recognition of Siddhartha Gautama, an Indian prince who became the Buddha, or the 'enlightened one'.