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COVID-19 outbreak management in a mental healthcare setting

An outbreak has been defined as two or more confirmed cases of COVID-19, or clinically suspected cases of COVID-19, among individuals associated with a specific setting with onset dates within 14 days...

Consultation and clinical assessment for advanced clinical practitioners in sexual health

History taking and examination should always be undertaken with the patient's comfort in mind. While all consultation episodes should be undertaken in a sensitive and professional manner, this is...

Working together to promote and celebrate the diversity of nursing

I would like to wish a happy International Nurses Day to nurses all over the world and, in particular, to those in Scotland..

The healthcare landscape has changed but nurses continue to be inspirational

‘Nurses around the globe stepped up to the plate during the height of COVID-19’ .

Indonesian nursing students' intention to accept COVID-19 vaccines: an online, multicentre survey

Vaccine hesitancy has been a global concern for several decades, and the situation is more difficult with COVID-19 immunisation, owing to the infodemic and confirmation bias around the disease (Dror...

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Factors associated with the frequency of respiratory rate measurement by hospital nurses: a multicentre cross-sectional study

This study detected five independent factors associated with the frequency of RR measurement by the nurses. The perception of importance (item 2) and educational experiences (item 18) were positively...

International capacity building via the ‘new norm’ of virtual teaching and volunteering

The use of a blended learning approach, which includes mentoring, role modelling and ‘on-the-job’ training, has enabled us to build capacity in emergency, trauma and critical care nursing in Zambia,...

Handing on the baton: developing early career nurse leaders

‘The partnership is committed to developing the fellows and has recruited NHS nurses working in the fellows' areas of practice who are providing virtual mentorship’ .

Every organisation needs a Sherpa

‘The Sherpa is there to listen to feedback, understand the challenges, answer questions and work to put in place the bespoke support required to make the journey less hazardous for the next explorer...

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Consent, capacity and minors aged 16 and over

‘Every human being of adult years and sound mind has the right to determine what shall happen to their own body.’ .

A vision for nursing research

‘Research led by nurses and contributions they make as members of multidisciplinary research teams can drive change. It is the cornerstone of high-quality, evidence-based nursing.’ .

Renal and ureteric stones: a clinical review

Stones form in the presence of increased urinary supersaturation, which occurs when the urine solvent contains more solutes than it can hold in solution (Khan et al, 2016). Supersaturation results in...

Increased risk of transurethral and suprapubic catheter self-extraction in COVID-19 patients: real-life experience

A total of 472 patients were hospitalised because of COVID-19 disease in the hospital during the evaluated period. Group A consisted of 48 patients, predominantly males (77%), with 9/48 patients...

Facing the future in a changing healthcare system

‘One of my key aims is to promote and encourage the development of leadership skills for urology nurses’ .

Inappropriate urinary catheterisation: a review of the prevalence, risk factors and measures to reduce incidence

The most effective measure to reduce the incidence of CAUTI is to restrict the use of catheters (Gould et al, 2010; Nicolle et al, 2014). In many cases, catheterisation is simply unnecessary to...

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The impact of an immuno-oncology service at a regional cancer centre based in the north west of the UK

The authors' regional cancer centre—the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust (CCC) is a tertiary cancer centre in the north west of England, serving a population of 2.3 million people. The...

Shock: aetiology, pathophysiology and management

Patients can experience shock for a number of reasons, including physical trauma, blood loss, dehydration or allergic reaction (Tait, 2022). Shock is used as an overarching term to describe a patient...

A multidisciplinary learning approach: training, preparation and role transition

A cross-section mixed-methods design survey was developed to explore learner experiences of ANP/ACP training and role transition. Evaluation research methodologies and their application were examined...

The Ostomy Skin Tool 2.0: a new instrument for assessing peristomal skin changes

The PRO and image analysis data were combined in a DT score to enable an overall assessment of the peristomal skin for each participant. The score on a scale of 0-3 was defined by the external...

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