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Deep brain stimulation aims to improve motor performance and quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease, and reduce the need for medication
The recently created Respiratory Nurse Research Consortium strives to empower nurses to become active in research. This article explores its vision, mission, aims and objectives
Since the research teams at Mid Essex Hospital Services Trust were merged in 2013, patient participation in studies has more than doubled. This initiative won the Clinical Research Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
Clinical research offers an attractive career option to nurses, enabling them to use core nursing skills, contribute to the development of new evidence and improve patient care
Informal carers have huge unmet support needs that community nurses are struggling to address. A new nurse role dedicated to supporting carers could provide an answer. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
The need for specialist nurses in dementia careSubscription
Specialist clinical nurses have proved successful at improving cancer care. Could similar specialists improve the care pathway for people with dementia and their carers?
Enabling specialist nurses to prove their valueSubscription
The Multiple Sclerosis Trust developed a programme to help MS specialist nurses demonstrate their value. The model is transferable to other specialist groups
Developing a portfolio for advanced practiceSubscription
A lack of clarity about advanced nursing practice led a Welsh trust to develop a portfolio for advanced nurse practitioners to document the nature of their roles
Impetigo: treatment and managementSubscription
Although a common and usually self-limiting skin condition, impetigo needs to be treated effectively to prevent recurrence and the spread of infection
The management of atrial fibrillation is often complex, and can involve a variety of drugs as well as surgery to reduce the risks associated with it, especially stroke