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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’ .

The Indonesian National Nurses Association: aims and achievements

The roles and functions of the INNA are as follows. It:.

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...

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...

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.’ .

The chasm between theory and practice in NHS complaint handling

We can add to the long list the Francis report (2013). Chapter 3 of the first volume deals with complaints and in the conclusion the following telling statement highlights the inherent power imbalance...

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