Issue : 16 December 2008
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BNP and nursing ideologies are incompatibleSubscription
The BNP (British National Party) has been prominent in the news because of its leaked membership list, which included some public-sector staff.
This article debates the evidence surrounding the nursing procedure of administering intramuscular injections
This study compared practitioners’ and mothers’ opinions on the use of a screening tool in health care
Why the NHS needs older nursesSubscription
As the average nurse age increases, Lisa Hitchen looks at what can be done to keep older nurses – and their wealth of experience – in the profession and the NHS
This study explored the needs of patients with Huntington’s disease and family carers and their views on support services provided by a community-based unit.
An alcohol treatment service has introduced couple and family therapy as an alcohol misuse intervention
How cosmetics and makeovers can help cancer careSubscription
Cancer treatment can have a devastating effect on appearance. Clare Lomas finds out how makeovers are helping patients to regain their confidence and self-esteem
Moisture lesions, frequently caused by incontinence, are often wrongly classified as pressure ulcers
There may be a long tradition of disliking social workers, but nurses should sympathise with their current plight
Manual handling 1 - assisted standSubscription
The manual handling procedure to help a seated patient into a standing position.