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Using quality improvement science to reduce healthcare-associated infections

In October 2022, a quality improvement strategy was implemented in response to an increase in the number of central lineassociated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) at a local intensive care unit...

A mixed-methods exploration of the nursing associate role, programme experiences and future career pathways

The background to the implementation of the nursing associate (na) role that followed on from the mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust public inquiry (Francis, 2013), the Cavendish Review...

Implementing a strategic plan for research

To implement and evaluate a strategic plan for research within a South West Foundation Trust..

Treatment trajectories of individuals diagnosed with rectal cancer: an interpretative phenomenological study

The aim of this study was to explore and understand the treatment trajectories of individuals diagnosed with rectal cancer spanning diagnosis to recovery..

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Exploring the sustainable impacts of a clinical healthcare research scholarship programme

The quality improvement (SusQI) framework of sustainable value was used as the basis of our evaluation (Mortimer et al, 2018). This includes considerations of financial, environmental and social...

Creating lived experience simulations

The concept of narrative pedagogy originates from the tradition of learning from stories passed on from generation to generation. It is not a replacement for conventional pedagogies, but a valuable...

When does failing to obtain collateral history breach a nurse's duty of care?

Legally, individuals are not generally required to exercise care toward others unless a specific duty situation exists. However, in certain situations, called duty situations, the nature of the...

The NHS Constitution: a touchstone or out of touch?

Many organisations have mission, vision or value statements and drafting them is an art. There is a service industry devoted to this:.

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Attracting young people into nursing

Using data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) large-scale Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) (OECD, 2018), Guo and Hau (2023) showed the...

Implementing a closed system drug transfer device to enable nurses to prepare monoclonal antibody treatment

A risk assessment was developed considering the increased demand for MAbs, the complexity of the preparation (powder formulations, multiple dilutions, and so on), the potential toxicity of the drug...

The emotional boundary seesaw model to help cancer clinical nurse specialists work with patients who challenge them

It is accepted within the psychological literature that people often establish ways of coping with the aim of moving themselves away from or lessening the intensity of strong or unbearable emotions...

Oxford Spine Buddies: an acceptability and feasibility project for peer-to-peer support in a spine sarcoma service

The idea of creating the peer-to-peer support system came from a PPI event that was organised by the Oxford Spine Sarcoma Service. For this PPI event, service users of the spine sarcoma pathway were...

General Medical Council reform

The government is to overhaul the legislative framework governing regulated health and care professionals in the UK. This presents a rare and important opportunity to implement comprehensive reforms...

Differences between state and independent sector provision

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) (2023) defines the independent (private) healthcare sector in the UK as any provider of health, or residential nursing care, that is not part of the NHS or a GP...

Empowering advanced clinical practitioners in managing acute dermatological emergencies

If the patient is relatively stable, the clinician should take a comprehensive history: Table 1 summarises the key points that need to be considered during this process of taking a patient's history....

Trainee ANPs' experiences of having a clinical practice facilitator introduced into a Hospital at Night team

Clinical supervision for trainee ANPs has been acknowledged to be problematic for a variety of reasons. Given the rapid growth in advanced practice, there is increasing opportunity for a...

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Nursing students' experiences of flipped classroom teaching method in higher education: a systematic review

The review sought to answer the question: What are pre- and post-registration nurses' experiences with the flipped classroom method in higher education institutions? It sought to identify which...

Is it right to talk about patient safety rights?

In the legal literature the subject of rights is a hotly debated one. Many legal theorists in a subject area called jurisprudence and elsewhere have debated the matter. It is a useful exercise to look...

People make a difference

The people you study with are going to become your best friends and your biggest advocates because they understand to the fullest what you are going through. Having a good group of ‘study buddies’, as...

Investment in nursing reaps rewards

‘Enabling nurses to have the autonomy to work to their full scope of practice will create the most effectively run health systems at the lowest cost, while still delivering the highest quality of...

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