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Understanding your personality type can help you to deal with stress
Ensure safe and effective care when using enteral and parenteral nutrition
The role of the research nurseSubscription
Research nurses play a vital role in ensuring clinical research studies run smoothly and that participants are safe and fully informed
How to manage the diabetic footSubscription
Diabetes-related complications have a major financial impact on the NHS. A guideline offers advice on managing patients in acute settings.
How to teach inhaler techniqueSubscription
When individuals are first prescribed inhaled medication it is essential to teach them about the correct use of their inhaler to ensure optimal drug delivery
The balanced score card can be used to involve nurses in developing and acting on quality indicators; it also shows at a glance how well standards are being met
How to provide effective oral careSubscription
Oral hygiene is crucial for patients’ health, and a fundamental nursing responsibility
“Babies ‘need solid food as well as breast milk’ in first six months,” the Daily Mirror has reported.
A positive nurse-patient relationship is vital in anorexia recovery but can be difficult to form for many reasons.
An expert nurse advises on safe, effective care and when to contact a specialist nurse