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The aim of this study was to identify the cancer education needs of non-specialist staff. A qualitative design was used involving focus groups, individual and paired interviews, focusing on specialist staff, non-specialist staff and patients. Six key areas were identified where staff indicated a need for education and training. These included: (1) an(More)
In certain subgroups of severely head-injured patients, the mortality rate remains unacceptably high. The authors describe a randomized, controlled trial of prophylactic pentobarbital therapy in a group of these patients. Pentobarbital was started as soon as possible after the head injury, regardless of the intracranial pressure (ICP), and was continued for(More)
On-going developments in Britain's healthcare services are placing great demands on its workforce. If high quality care is to be maintained, education and training is needed to provide staff with the necessary knowledge and skills to adapt to their changing roles. A recent research project looking at the education and training needs of non-specialist staff(More)
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