When your patient needs care but wants company, it can be difficult to find the right balance, as community nurse Sue McCreadie found when she nursed Cherry.
Linda Gregson explains how one young man helped transform the way a critical care unit works with patients and families
The hidden value of the public health nurseSubscription
Do we take every opportunity to educate patients about how to use health services? Katrina Sealey appeals to NT readers to do just that
When providing care becomes a battle of willsSubscription
There are some patients who you never forget. The three years she spent working with The Roses* will always be remembered by community nurse Sue McCready.
After a negative experience of raising concerns, Sharon Mason explains why other nurses should not be dissuaded from doing so
Angela Paul, a learning disability nurse, recently went through the revalidation process with the NMC
Computers and nursing didn't always mixSubscription
Some 35 years ago I wrote an article called ‘Computers in Nursing’, which was published in a national nursing journal. The aim of this article was to familiarise nurses with what computers were and how they worked.
How has nursing changed since you qualified?Subscription
Marie Curie’s Director of Nursing, Dee Sissons, looks back at the changes she’s witnessed since qualifying particularly within end-of-life care
Health promotion is part of every nurse’s role but conversations are not always easy to start. Practice nurse and health promotion enthusiast, Jaqui Walker, explains how World Cancer Research Fund can help
Revalidation and its role in supporting nursesSubscription
This year heralds a new system for nurses, the process of revalidation. Liz Charalambous discusses how the nursing profession is reacting and what revalidation has to offer