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Considering the impact of shift working on health

Shift work is necessary for the provision of health services, especially in hospitals as it is the only way to provide continuous service and care to patients (Turchi et al, 2019). Working at night is...

Rapid nursing redeployment from a specialist ward to a COVID-19 high-dependency setting

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a rare multisystem disease and care should be provided at specialist CF centres by multidisciplinary teams. Specialist care is required as CF is a life-limiting disease that...

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 (, motivational interviewing and leadership theories. It contains...

Juggling to find balance: hearing the voices of undergraduate student nurses

There is global recognition of the increasing levels of stress, anxiety and mental health problems experienced by young people attending college and university (Denovan and Macaskill, 2016; Bennion et...

Implementation of spiritual care in patients with diabetic foot ulcers: a literature review

The Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses (PRISMA) method was used to perform a literature search (Moher et al, 2009).

Menopause and the NHS: caring for and retaining the older workforce

Menopause is a normal part of the ageing process and refers to the point in time when menstruation has ceased for 12 consecutive months. Menopause occurs naturally in women between the ages of 45 and...

Exploring the emotions of patients undergoing therapy for hepatitis C

From an economic perspective, the benefits associated with the eradication of HCV are clear; people who receive early curative DAA therapy require reduced disability and health spending than untreated...

Quality of life and personal resilience in the first two years after breast cancer diagnosis: systematic integrative review

Systematic reviews of the psychosocial implications (Foster et al, 2009) and QoL for long-term survivors (over 5 years) of breast cancer (Mols et al, 2005) have been undertaken reporting good QoL but...

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