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Nursing Standard
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ISSN (Print) 0029-6570
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  • Exploring the experiences of domiciliary caregivers simulating the role of
           care recipients
    • Abstract: Aim To find out if an immersive simulation intervention would be feasible in a domiciliary care context, and to explore what effect, if any, the intervention would have on the domiciliary caregivers who participated. Method This was an immersive simulation pilot project in which six domiciliary caregivers (simulants) assumed the
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Optimising the absorption of medicines
    • Abstract: The speed and extent of medicine absorption in the human body are affected by numerous interrelated pharmacokinetic factors. To maximise therapeutic benefit and ensure patient safety, nurses require an optimal understanding of these factors. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has established four principles of medicines optimisation that healthcare professionals should follow.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Understanding pharmacogenomic testing and its role in medicine prescribing
    • Abstract: When making prescribing decisions, it is important for healthcare professionals to remember that individual patients may respond differently to medicines. For example, some patients may experience a therapeutic benefit while others may experience an adverse drug reaction. The aim of personalised medicine is to tailor treatment based not only on
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Exploring the effects of being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in
           adolescence
    • Abstract: Type 1 diabetes is a complex long-term condition for which there is no cure. It can have significant consequences for patients, who need to adapt their lives to a demanding regimen of insulin therapy and will be at risk of various health complications, some of which are potentially fatal. A
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Racism in the NHS is hiding in plain sight
    • Abstract: There is something about discussing race that seems to make everyone uncomfortable. Gazes start to be averted and new topics are brought to the fore.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Distancing only works if we’re all dancing to the same tune
    • Abstract: Social distancing is like taking part in a dance. On a path or the pavement, people side-step into doorways or bushes to let through others, who in turn sashay past and smile in a ‘we’re in this together’ kind of way.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Readers’ panel - Should FtP sanctions have been lifted for some
           nurses amid the pandemic'
    • Abstract: Our experts consider a hot topic of the day
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives
    • Abstract: The practice nurse who had worked in the NHS for nearly half a century, the ‘old-school’ nurse, the ‘go-to’ healthcare assistant (HCA) who knew how to get things done. These are just some of the members of the nursing family who have lost their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Remote consultations: how to get them right
    • Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has seen an increase in remote consultations, with healthcare professionals keen to protect patients and themselves from the virus.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Nurse-patient conversations: compassionate communication while social
           distancing
    • Abstract: Communicating compassionately has always been a part of nursing – the difference in a time of COVID-19 is that so much of it has had to be done via the phone.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • The phone calls easing loneliness in lockdown
    • Abstract: Since lockdown began in March, many people have been living in isolation because they are in a vulnerable group, for example the over-70s.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • How to approach ethical dilemmas in a pandemic
    • Abstract: I am a nurse working in a respiratory ward, and a PhD student. I have a long-standing interest in ethics and was keen to discuss how to prepare for the ethical challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, I posed some questions to Ann Gallagher, professor of ethics and care
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Relaxing FtP sanctions has risky implications
    • Abstract: Actions taken by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in response to COVID-19, including the decision to open a new part of the register for nurses and midwives who wish to return to work to support front-line staff, are admirable.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Why we were right to lift FtP sanctions
    • Abstract: I thank Trish Morris-Thompson for her acknowledgement of the NMC’s actions to support the UK response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the progress we’re making to do the best job we can.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Nurses’ right to refuse to treat: when is it justified'
    • Abstract: One of the defining issues of the COVID-19 pandemic is controversy over personal protective equipment (PPE) – whether in relation to shortages, difficulties with supply and fit, or confusion over what should be worn.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • COVID-19: Empowering patients with advance care
    • Abstract: Death and end of life care are topics familiar to healthcare professionals. Most nurses will have cared for patients at the end of their lives and supported families through the death of loved ones.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • In remembrance of lost colleagues
    • Abstract: Every nurse who has died in this pandemic is a tragic loss to their family, colleagues and the nursing profession.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Nurses on the front line of COVID-19 research trials
    • Abstract: Clinical staff, including nurses, have played a crucial role in caring for and supporting patients with COVID-19.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • NMC softens sanctions during pandemic
    • Abstract: Nurses suspended from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register have been allowed to return to practice to shore up the workforce during the pandemic.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Nurses celebrated in Vogue photo shoot
    • Abstract: A nurse featured in a UK Vogue article highlighting the roles of front-line workers during the pandemic hopes to encourage young people into nursing.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Will a type 2 timebomb be one legacy of lockdown'
    • Abstract: Research released by NHS England shows that the overall death rate for people with diabetes doubled during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Guidance clarifies when paid placements will end
    • Abstract: Nursing students who volunteered to undertake paid placements as part of the COVID-19 response will have their contracts honoured, it has been confirmed.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Heatwave warning for nurses wearing protective equipment
    • Abstract: Nurses wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) have been urged to take breaks and hydrate to avoid heat-related illness during the summer.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Diabetes and care homes: how to manage risk related to COVID-19
    • Abstract: Essential facts Residents of nursing homes and residential care homes are a population with a high number of comorbidities who are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 infection. One quarter of these residents have diabetes and two thirds may have frailty, which is a better predictor of intensive care unit outcomes than
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Delivering a diabetes service remotely
    • Abstract: Solent NHS Trust’s community diabetes specialist team provides advice, guidance and support for adults who are living with diabetes in Southampton.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Understanding and applying personality types in healthcare communication
    • Abstract: Understanding personality types can assist nurses in enhancing their understanding of themselves and their colleagues, which in turn can support effective communication. This article outlines the principles of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) – a personality inventory that aims to improve the understanding of psychological types – and details the
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Shame, stigma and sexual dysfunction: the overlooked diabetes
           complications
    • Abstract: Lesley Mills is comfortable talking about sex.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Now the clapping has stopped, will nurses see a decent pay rise'
    • Abstract: The COVID-19 crisis has brought the dedication, skill and expertise of the nursing profession into sharp focus like never before.
      PubDate: 2020-07-08
       
  • Why the ‘wobble room’ is a vital sanity saver
    • Abstract: On 12 May, in honour of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, I was supposed to go to Kew Gardens with a nursing friend. We shared a flat in London when we were students and Kew was a short bike ride to sanity; whatever the season, the open space was a respite
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Readers’ panel - Would a public sector pay freeze be a ‘slap in the
           face’ for nurses'
    • Abstract: Our experts consider a hot topic of the day
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Community nursing will be transformed as a result of COVID-19
    • Abstract: As hospitals have been transforming in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, so too has community nursing. Like the acute sector, we anticipated a surge in demand and workload, with increasing numbers of patients requiring our help in their own homes and in care homes, many of them near the end
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • ‘Forgotten’ health charities’ struggle for survival
    • Abstract: Ask Sarah Gigg what it feels like as a nurse working in the voluntary or charitable sector in the middle of a global pandemic, and she doesn’t hesitate to answer.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Your guide to getting a good night’s sleep
    • Abstract: The health benefits of a good night’s sleep have been emphasised by scientists for decades.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • PPE: ‘one size fits all’ design is a fallacy
    • Abstract: With healthcare workers bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 crisis, it is essential everyone has the right personal protective equipment (PPE) at the right time, with the right fit. Only with the correct fit does PPE work effectively and help keep us safe while we care for our patients.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • COVID-19: how to avoid skin damage while wearing PPE
    • Abstract: Some of the most enduring images of the COVID-19 pandemic are of weary nurses and fellow healthcare staff with red marks and bruises on their faces after wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) during long shifts.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • COVID-19: when you can refuse to treat a patient due to inadequate PPE
    • Abstract: Essential information Following confirmation of the first cases of COVID-19 in the UK in January, concern has grown among nurses about shortages of effective personal protective equipment (PPE).
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Employers must act now to offer the support nurses need
    • Abstract: The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has been in close contact with national nursing associations around the world since the appearance of the novel coronavirus in China.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Take steps to protect your mental health
    • Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruption to all our lives and it is easy to feel overwhelmed as we come to terms with the changes to our daily routines. Nursing students are no exception: coronavirus has increased the stress, anxiety and pressure felt by many of us, and generated apprehension
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • ‘Baptism of fire’ - my first job in critical care
    • Abstract: After graduating from Canterbury Christ Church University in September 2019, I started my nursing career in a medical high dependency unit.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • What we can all do to prevent burnout
    • Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic is placing unprecedented demands on nurses and nursing students. As they try to cope with the situation, the increased stress puts them at high risk of burnout. This is especially the case for newly qualified nurses or students who may be less familiar with the demands of
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Harness this crisis to come out stronger
    • Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has put the NHS under unprecedented pressure. As nurses and other healthcare staff strive to deliver safe and effective care, they will likely experience a range of emotions, including fear and anxiety.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Out of reach but never alone easing the pain of visiting restrictions
    • Abstract: Until just a few months ago, intensive care units (ICUs) were typically much less restrictive about visiting than other wards – it would have been unthinkable to deny relatives the chance to be at their loved ones’ bedside. Now, as we all know, the world is changed. Although some hospitals
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • COVID-19: NICE guidance on community and end of life care
    • Abstract: Essential information The COVID-19 pandemic in the UK has led to widespread restrictions to normal life in a bid to limit its spread and reduce the exposure of the most vulnerable. Community nurses will be caring for affected patients at home, including those who are at the end of their
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • How about a pay rise fit for ‘heroes’'
    • Abstract: The ‘NHS heroes’ label given to nurses and other healthcare staff by some sections of the media has been met with much derision from the profession.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • How the pandemic complicates existing mental health conditions
    • Abstract: While many people are experiencing heightened anxiety as they cope with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the challenges of life in lockdown may be particularly complex for people with existing mental health conditions.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Call us if you need us, charity tells nurses
    • Abstract: A nationwide campaign is urging health workers to seek mental health support during the pandemic.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Suspended nurses return to practice
    • Abstract: Four nurses suspended by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have been allowed to return to practice to shore up the workforce during the pandemic.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • How to harness your COVID-19 experience for reflective practice
    • Abstract: As the pandemic continues, nurses may feel they have less time than ever to reflect. But with many assuming different roles, in different ways, and in stressful circumstances, reflective practice is more important than ever.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Show just how much you value nurses, Mr Hancock
    • Abstract: Forthcoming pay negotiations in England will test how much the government values nurses, say nursing groups.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Student recruitment to emergency register no longer needed
    • Abstract: Nursing students in their final six months of study will not be called on to join the emergency register as part of the COVID-19 response, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) confirmed.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • COVID-19: diary of an emergency nurse
    • Abstract: Day 1 7.15am Arrive at work. My shift starts at 8am, but I haven’t been at work for two days and things may have changed drastically – if I’m going to act as an effective shift leader I need to spend some time figuring these changes out before the rest
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • How to prepare for revalidation
    • Abstract: Revalidation is the process of renewing and maintaining registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Care in a pandemic: the new realities of nursing in the community
    • Abstract: The author is a community nurse in London who wishes to remain anonymous
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • How can we protect BAME nurses during the COVID-19 crisis'
    • Abstract: Working in the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic has left Filipino nurse Angelica (not her real name) feeling stressed; she has had anxiety attacks and insomnia.
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Conservative management of patients with end-stage kidney disease
    • Abstract: The prevalence of end-stage kidney disease is increasing, particularly among older people and those with multiple comorbidities. Typically, patients who develop end-stage kidney disease receive renal replacement therapies such as dialysis; however, this treatment can significantly affect quality of life and may not prolong life in older patients. Therefore, some
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Role of non-specialist nurses in supporting people who misuse drugs
    • Abstract: In their practice, nurses are likely to encounter people who misuse drugs, but they may find it daunting to support these patients. While specialist drug treatment services have an important role in providing substitution treatment and talking therapies, referral is not always appropriate for some patients. Non-specialist nurses are well
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • Using music interventions in the care of people with dementia
    • Abstract: The therapeutic properties of music have been recognised since antiquity. In recent years, there has been a growing evidence base to support claims about the benefits of music for individuals with various health conditions, including dementia. It has been reported that music interventions can lead to improvements in cognition, behaviour
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • How to verify the death of a patient
    • Abstract: When a patient dies, it is important that nurses understand their role in the verification of death. This article explains the steps required to verify the death of an adult patient. Verification of death is not a mechanistic task, but one that requires sensitivity and compassion. It is also crucial
      PubDate: 2020-06-03
       
  • A legacy of harm that extends far beyond the high death toll
    • Abstract: I was asked if I could look after her, just for a day or so. Aware there was no one else in the family in a position to do so, I agreed.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Readers’ panel - Has the COVID-19 pandemic changed public
           perceptions of nursing'
    • Abstract: Our experts consider a hot topic of the day
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • The love being shown to nurses needs to translate into action
    • Abstract: People in the UK have been coming out of their houses every week to applaud and cheer NHS staff. The same thing has happened here in Switzerland where I live, and in Italy, Spain and elsewhere.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Remembering the nursing staff who have died
    • Abstract: The practice nurse who had worked in the NHS for nearly half a century; the ‘old-school’ nurse; the ‘go-to’ healthcare assistant who knew how to get things done. These are just some of the members of the nursing family who have lost their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • COVID-19: your guide to the big issues
    • Abstract: If someone in my household shows symptoms can I continue to work or must I self-isolate' NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has told trusts they should offer staff who become subject to Public Health England’s 14-day household isolation policy the option of staying in hotel accommodation, paid for
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Back to intensive care – it’s my privilege
    • Abstract: After a long break from clinical practice, I had been hankering to a return for some time. I joined my local trust’s nurse bank in January and worked in endoscopy. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it seemed obvious I should find out whether my rusty intensive care skills could be
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • How COVID-19 is affecting nurses’ mental health – and what to
           do about it
    • Abstract: It seems inevitable that caring for patients in the high-stakes context of COVID-19 will take its toll on the mental health of nurses.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Breaks must be taken to ensure safety
    • Abstract: The idea that nursing staff shouldn’t take a break if a patient needs their attention is a perception that won’t go away. It implies that a nurse has a superhuman bladder and won’t need the toilet during a 12-hour shift. That nursing staff are more camel than human and won’t
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Does social media share our concerns or fuel our anxiety'
    • Abstract: In Man’s Search for Meaning the author, psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl, describes his life as a prisoner in a concentration camp during the second world war. He believed that, in the most dire circumstances, finding a sense of meaning or purpose is the key to enduring and surviving
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Only work within your limits of competence
    • Abstract: It is vital that healthcare workers are protected physically during the coronavirus pandemic, but professional protection also needs to be considered.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • How different generations can be stronger together
    • Abstract: Being a nurse who trained in the 1970s and had left the register, Elaine Maxwell is quite clear about what she can – and cannot – contribute to healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Practice in a pandemic: how nurses stepped up
    • Abstract: Unprecedented is an often over-used description, but never has it been better applied than now.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • COVID-19: the steps to take when your shift ends to stay safe at home
    • Abstract: Many nurses will have spotted the lists circulating on social media, advising healthcare professionals on complicated routines to initiate when they arrive home after work to help halt the spread of COVID-19.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Diary of a nurse in self-isolation
    • Abstract: I’m a nurse and lecturer, with a clinical background in infectious diseases.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • We must trust and look after each other
    • Abstract: Just when we thought emergency departments could not become any busier, COVID-19 comes along. While every department will be different, the changes that have affected my workplace will be familiar to most emergency nurses.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Nurses need honest answers on PPE
    • Abstract: Government ministers are no doubt sincere in their praise for the heroism of nurses and other healthcare workers on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic. However, shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) have prompted Pavlovian political responses when the same ministers are called to account for their handling of
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • ‘Proving nurses have a place here is motivation for me’
    • Abstract: For many, the unspecified can be unnerving, but not for pre-hospital emergency medicine consultant nurse Andy Thurgood.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Nurse recovering from COVID-19 praises hospital colleagues for saving her
           life
    • Abstract: A nurse who survived COVID-19 said her colleagues’ care saved her life.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Face board helps maintain the humanity
    • Abstract: Identification boards for staff whose faces are covered by personal protective equipment (PPE) are being used at one trust during the COVID-19 pandemic.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Acute kidney injury: who is at risk and how to care for patients
    • Abstract: Essential information Acute kidney injury (AKI), formerly known as acute renal failure, encompasses a wide spectrum of injury to the kidneys, not just kidney failure, says the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Nurses can refuse to work if PPE is unsafe, says RCN
    • Abstract: Nurses without adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) can, as a last resort, refuse to treat patients, the RCN has said.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Review will assess whether ethnicity is a COVID-19 risk factor
    • Abstract: A government review will address concerns that healthcare staff from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Where is the personal protective equipment'
    • Abstract: Two thirds (67%) of nurses do not have access to sufficient personal protective equipment (PPE) as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, an exclusive Nursing Standard survey suggests.
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Applying transformational leadership in nursing practice
    • Abstract: The updated Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards of proficiency for nurses emphasise the importance of nurse leadership, while the NHS has also developed models to support leadership development. There are several approaches to leadership that are applicable in nursing practice. Transformational leadership is an approach that focuses on the
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Implementing collective leadership in healthcare organisations
    • Abstract: Effective leadership is essential in healthcare organisations, with several high-profile reports on suboptimal care in the NHS demonstrating a link between ineffective leadership and compromised patient safety. Therefore, it is important that nurses understand how leadership is defined and what effective leadership entails in practice. Various types of leadership are
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • How to change a stoma bag
    • Abstract: Rationale and key points This ‘How to’ article explains how to change a stoma bag in a safe, effective and supportive manner. Nurses undertaking this procedure must ensure they have the knowledge and skills to do so and work within the limits of their competence. The patient – and/or their
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
  • Using effective hand hygiene practice to prevent and control infection
    • Abstract: Decontamination using hand hygiene remains one of the most important and effective methods for reducing healthcare-associated infections and cross-infection between patients. In 1860, Florence Nightingale wrote that nurses should wash their hands frequently throughout the day, demonstrating an early awareness of the effectiveness of this simple procedure. The COVID-19 pandemic
      PubDate: 2020-04-29
       
 
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