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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 2012

What are the safe drinking recommendations for men and women?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 17 Dec 2012

Article: Bridgeman K et al (2012) Brief intervention for alcohol misuse. Nursing Times; 108; online issue.Key pointsAlcohol-related conditions cost the NHS over £2.7bn annuallyIn one study, one in four patients receiving brief intervention reduced their ...

Why is transition from paediatric to adult services difficult for young adults with long terms conditions?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 10 Dec 2012

Article: Bell H, Hope W (2012) Supporting young people to move to adult services. Nursing Times; 108: 50, 12-14.5 key pointsWith better life expectancy, more patients are transferring from paediatric ...

What are the benefits of ward-level leadership rounding?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdTue, 4 Dec 2012

 Article: Hutchings M (2012) Caring around the Clock: rounding in practice. Nursing Times; 108: 49, 12-14.