Category list : Anxiety
Stories with this category.
Are student nurses disillusioned with nursing?Subscription
In this age of (over)sharing on social media, I am fully aware of the negative impact the proposed changes to the NHS are having on the morale of student nurses.
Reducing dehydration in residents of care homesSubscription
Involving all staff in strategies to improve hydration among residents enabled a care home to reduce health problems and improve the general atmosphere in the home
'Does mindfulness have a place in healthcare?'Subscription
Mindfulness has become a hot topic over the last few years.
Interviews; there is no getting away from them, and since I began my journey to become a nurse I have endured a number of them.
'We must act on anxiety experienced by students'Subscription
As a student at university I have never been a stranger to stress, but it was not until recently that I discovered first-hand the negative effects of the more serious aspects of anxiety.
“Bullied children are five times more at risk of anxiety than those maltreated,” reports the Daily Mail.
Tailoring cancer support to patients' needsSubscription
Hospital-based support groups are unable to meet the diverse needs of patients with cancer, and are being phased out in favour of more individualised support
A strategy for maintaining student wellbeingSubscription
Wellbeing interventions often focus on resolving problems, but a preventative strategy has been developed to help students and others cope more effectively
NICE launches consultation on potential reward and incentive indicators for GPs’ surgeries and to help clinical commissioners set priorities.
How many of us practice care with the assumption that our level of compassion meets the needs of the patient?Subscription
Do we ever compare previous patient experience, rather than base our care on the ‘facts’ in front of us? Have there been times when assumptions have been made, conclusions drawn, and the situation in fact made worse?