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Perfecting your practice

Looking in detail at a new practice article each week - as a student, what can you learn from it?

Improving end-of-life care

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 19 Aug 2013

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Involving people with dementia in research

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 15 Jul 2013

Involving people with dementia in research

Maintaining continence in people with dementia

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 8 Jul 2013

Andrews J (2013) Maintaining continence in people with dementia. Nursing Times; 109: 27, 20-21.THIS ARTICLE WILL TELL YOU ABOUTWhy people with dementia have continence problemsHow to assess patients for continence problemsEnvironmental changes you can make that promote continence and dignity

Public health is every nurse’s responsibility

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 17 Jun 2013

Winslade J et al (2013) Public health is every nurse’s responsibility. Nursing Times; 109: 24, 12-13.Authors

Getting the measure of the patient experience

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 10 Jun 2013

Cooper K (2013) Getting the measure of the patient experience. Nursing Times; 109: 23, 12-14Author

How to overcome stigma about diseases

Posted by Fran EntwistleFri, 17 May 2013

Gerrish K et al (2013) Knowledge of TB within the Somali community. Nursing Times; 109: 20, 22-23Authors

How can communication be improved on a mental health unit?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 6 May 2013

Padfield B (2013) Assessing communication on a mental health unit. Nursing Times; 109: online issueAuthors

What is Buteyko breathing technique?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 22 Apr 2013

Austin G (2013) Buteyko technique use to control asthma symptoms. Nursing Times; 109: 16: 16-17

How to introduce change in clinical settings

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 15 Apr 2013

Phillips J, Simmonds L (2013) Change management tools part 1: using fishbone analysis to investigate problems. Nursing Times; 109: 15: 18-20

Minimum training standards for HCAs

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 8 Apr 2013

Minimum training standards for HCAs

Making lectures more engaging

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 1 Apr 2013

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How does hay fever affect students taking exams?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 25 Mar 2013

Pearce L (2013) Managing hay fever during the exam period. Nursing Times; 109: 12, 20-22

Bullying in nursing

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 18 Mar 2013

Lowenstein LF (2013) Bullying in nursing and ways of dealing with it. Nursing Times; 109: 11, 22-25

How can I support patients using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 11 Mar 2013

Morrison G, Weston P (2013) Identifying patients for insulin pump therapy. Nursing Times; 109: 10, 14-18.