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Practice team blog

Your practice editors Kathryn, Ann, Eileen and Fran talk about nursing in practice

All posts from: August 2011

'Do nurse badges have any relevance to nurses today?'

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 22 Aug 2011

Having a clear out at home a few weeks ago I came across an old jewellery box, a Christmas present from my parents some 35 years ago.

Evidence or instinct?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 15 Aug 2011

Should you wake patients at 2am to measure vital signs? We posed this question last week in Behind the Rituals and the debate is still going on in Twitterland.

'A lot of research is barely seen by the nurses who could use it'

Posted by Ann ShuttleworthTue, 9 Aug 2011

One of the reasons I love my job is that it feels worthwhile. I and the rest of the practice team may not be actually delivering patient care, but we are helping you to do so. We do this by publishing double-blind peer reviewed articles, written in plain English by experts in their fields and focusing on the implications for nursing practice.

Nurses make the most awful patients

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 2 Aug 2011

Nurses are not always good at being patients.