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Teaching clinical skills in pre-registration nurse education: value and methods

Harmon et al (2016) state that teaching clinical skills is different from teaching by traditional lectures. To teach a skill, educators need to be competent at performing the skill themselves (Bland...

Development and delivery of the trainee nursing associate pilot curriculum

There is emphasis on the nursing associate role promoting self-care and preventing ill health, particularly in the ageing population, fostering collaborative, flexible working in a variety of...

A literature review of the psychological status of asylum-seeking children: implications for nursing practice

This article reviews studies that explored the psychological status and needs of ASC and families. The aim is to raise awareness of their needs and suggest ways nurses can provide culturally sensitive...

How can self-management and patient education bring empowerment?

Patient self-management involves the completion of tasks (or strategies) to maintain wellness, and may include developing skills and knowledge (Rochfort et al, 2018)..

Nurses deserve to be honoured in the NHS Parliamentary Awards

The NHS Parliamentary Awards are configured in 10 categories, including a lifetime achievement award. Successful staff members will be invited to parliament to receive their awards. In 2018, more than...

Improving NHS trusts' learning from patient deaths

‘We believe that, if the NHS is successfully to modernise its approach to learning from failure, there are four key areas that must be addressed. In summary, the NHS needs to develop: .

Attending a best interests meeting

Nurses may be required to make decisions or act on behalf of a person who lacks capacity under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The person making the decision is referred to in the code of practice as a...

Staffing is not just a numbers game

‘My own ward observations support the findings of this report regarding the importance of high quality leadership within wards and the value of a systematic team environment.’ .

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