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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...

Service evaluation of a COVID-19 critical care orientation programme

Critical care areas faced particular challenges during the pandemic (Anandaciva, 2020). In the early stages of the pandemic, recognising the need to increase the nursing workforce, many hospitals...

Failures in NHS lesson learning

Current and past patient safety crises show that these issues have not been sufficiently addressed in the past and are constant themes that require urgent attention in the NHS today..

Complications of peripheral intravenous catheters and risk factors for infiltration and phlebitis in children

The study data was analysed using IBM SPPS Statistics 17.0. The quantitative data were described using arithmetic mean and standard deviation, or median with interquartile range if they followed a...

Changes in nurses' knowledge and clinical practice in managing local IV complications following an education intervention

Formal letters were sent from the Faculty of Nursing to the medical, surgical and nursing directors of the proposed study settings. The researcher met with the nursing directors and potential nurse...

Treatment of a neonatal peripheral intravenous infiltration/extravasation (PIVIE) injury with hyaluronidase: a case report

A term male patient was born by emergency cesarean section to a 28-year-old primigravida mother for decreased fetal movement. The infant was born in good condition and did not require resuscitation....

I-DECIDED®—a decision tool for assessment and management of invasive devices in the hospital setting

TheI-DECIDED® device assessment and decision tool is an evidence-based checklist (see Figure 1). This tool packages international clinical guidelines for invasive devices into a mnemonic algorithm for...

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