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Putting it into practice

How do we put research into practice in the surgery or the hospital ward? Each week we’ll pick out a practice article and pose some topics for debate and you can pose your own questions too… 

All posts from: December 2011

How can perinatal support help to protect maternal mental health?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 19 Dec 2011

Article: McCaul A, Stokes J (2011) Perinatal support to protect maternal mental health. Nursing Times; 107: 48, 16-18.Author: Anthony McCaul is senior media and campaigns officer; Jayne Stokes is director of business development; both at Family Action.

How do you measure standards of care in your ward or department?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 12 Dec 2011

Article: Moore C, Childs L (2011) A tool to identify falling care quality. Nursing Times; 107: 49/50, 14-16.Author: Carolyn Moore is an independent consultant and former director of nursing, who worked on the QuESTT tool, coordinating its development on behalf of NHS South West and ...

How do you broach sexual health issues with patients?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 6 Dec 2011

Article: Bates J (2011) Broaching sexual health issues with patients. Nursing Times; 107: 48, 20-22.Author: Joanne Bates is senior lecturer, Department of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, University of Chester, Chester.