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Supporting nursing, midwifery and allied health professional teams through restorative clinical supervision

Restorative clinical supervision is an evidence-based model underpinned by the Solihull Approach (https://solihullapproachparenting.com), motivational interviewing and leadership theories. It contains...

Ghanaian Erasmus+ students' experiences of a semester abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic

Numerous benefits of studying abroad are reported in the literature, including the development of students' personally and professionally (Kelleher et al, 2016; Brown et al, 2018). This is relevant...

ACP-supported redeployment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: a service evaluation of staff experience

The primary aim of this retrospective service evaluation is to examine the experiences of registered nurses redeployed to a COVID-negative Nightingale ward during the first wave of the pandemic in the...

Holistic care of patients with diabetic foot ulcers during the COVID-19 era: integration of Henderson's Need Theory

This review used online databases including Scopus, SAGE, SpringerLink, ProQuest, PubMed, CINAHL, and Google Scholar.

Impact of prolonged PPE use on Canadian health professionals

The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to explore the impact that prolonged PPE use has on the skin integrity of Canadian health professionals. The two research questions posed were:.

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...

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...

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...

If the public can vaccinate, why not students? Review of a student nurse placement in a mass vaccination centre

In December 2020, as part of an ongoing review of placements within one established partner organisation, the potential learning opportunities within an MVC were discussed. These were identified as...

The diagnostic reasoning involved in interpreting blood results

The body produces blood cells by a process called haemopoiesis in the bone marrow, which is a spongy tissue found in the centre of the bones. Infants produce bone marrow in most of their skeleton but,...

Benefit finding: understanding the impact and public health factors among COVID-19 patients in China

The concept of benefit finding for COVID-19 patients needs to be enhanced and informed. In addition to the education level and whether the patients have suffered from a previous major event, other...

Keeping warfarin patients safe during the COVID-19 pandemic: review of an INR self-testing programme

Between June 2020 and January 2021, 71 patients and two nursing homes were trained in the use of the CoaguChek XS device at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Only one patient was unable to...

Evaluating a psychological support service focused on the needs of critical care and theatres staff in the first wave of COVID-19

Research from previous pandemics has shown that working with additional pressures has both a physical and psychological impact on healthcare workers. For example, about 10% of those working in health...

Adaptation of a stoma care pathway and use of telephone clinics during the pandemic: patient experience survey

CUH is one of the largest Trusts in the country, with a capacity of over 1000 acute beds across its sites (Addenbrooke's Hospital and The Rosie Hospital). In terms of stoma care, it is a specialist...

Psychological impact of caring during the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV nurses

To establish how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on the professional quality of life of HIV nurses in the UK and Ireland..

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