Issue : August 2018
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At Aintree University Hospital, art students and student nurses offer creative ward-based activities, gaining valuable work experience while enhancing patient and staff wellbeing
Five students at City, University of London offer insight into how they are building their professional identity and what role the registered professionals who teach them play in this
A new training programme aims to boost the confidence and improve the skills of healthcare support workers in North West London
At the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, patients waiting for heart surgery attend a pre-operative education session. This initiative won the Surgical Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
This article discusses the barriers preventing people with learning disabilities from being more physically active, and how nurses can encourage them to increase their level of activity
In Nottingham, hospital nurses offer prostate cancer risk assessment clinics in community centres. How does one go about setting up services that bridge the gap between hospital and community?
Vital-signs observations in hospital patients are missed or delayed at night, but the reasons for this have not been established. Interviews with 17 nursing staff shed light on the question
Peri-operative nurses face events, such as patient deaths, that often cause emotional distress, but there are tools available to help them cope. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
Part 1 of this two-part series on injection techniques describes the evidence base and procedure for administering an intramuscular injection
Cannabinoids can reduce seizures in some people with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, but they increase the risk of adverse events, according to a review summarised by an NIHR Signal