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Working in primary care: an advanced clinical practitioner's perspective

‘In primary care you learn the skills of assessment, examination, diagnosis, creating a management plan and prescribing, all while upholding the principle of shared decision-making with the patient...

What do we mean by accountability?

‘The professions we regulate have different knowledge and skills … They can work in diverse contexts and have different levels of autonomy and responsibility. However, all of the professions we...

What is known from the existing literature about how sleep is measured in HIV care? A scoping review

Scoping reviews aim to rapidly map the key concepts underpinning a research area, by exploring the evidence available to understand more about a particular area of research and practice. These reviews...

Valuing community input

he theme of World AIDS Day on 1 December 2023 was ‘Let communities lead’. This was a very welcome theme because it acknowledged that programmes for HIV prevention and initiatives for HIV treatment and...

Working in partnership

If the NHS is to aspire to a health and care service offering people personalised care, care that is tailored to the needs of every individual and care that works for everyone, then working with...

Equity in health care

Equity in health care, defined as equal opportunity for all individuals to achieve their full health potential, regardless of their diverse socio-economic and demographic circumstances, remains an...

Multidisciplinary working in a community HIV specialist service

Due to the large geographical area, 30 eligible patients were selected from the West Sussex, Brighton and Hove area using the following inclusion/exclusion criteria:.

Quality of life among older patients receiving faecal microbiota transplant for Clostridioides difficile infection

The aim of this study was to gain new knowledge about patients' experiences with regard to their quality of life during an FMT treatment course for CDI..

Call to action on diabetes care: reaching communities facing health inequalities, health inequities and deprivation

The term health inequities is described as ‘avoidable inequalities in health between groups of people within countries and between countries’ (WHO, 2013). Equity is sometimes used interchangeably with...

How does intersectionality impact the quality of healthcare services for Black women living with HIV?

Extended literature reviews are a form of secondary research conducted using existing primary research that can contribute to evidence-based practice (Harris, 2020). They are undertaken to consolidate...

Evaluating the NMC proficiencies framework: perspectives of students and educators 5 years on

In order to gather and collate the views of both educators and students with experience of education journeys under the 2018 standards, a pair of closely linked service evaluations were disseminated....

Family-witnessed resuscitation in the emergency department in a low-income country

Pre-hospital and emergency service provision in many LICs and lower middle-income countries (LMICs) are under-developed, with services covering huge geographical areas and dealing with high volumes of...

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