• Publications
  • Influence
Making things happen.
  • D. Allen
  • Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2000
TLDR
For nurses whose lives are spent deep in the rumbling core of the policy machine, the barrage of new ideas and consultation documents with which the government has peppered the NHS in the short time since it won office is a shock. Expand
Right for research.
  • D. Allen
  • Medicine
  • Nursing children and young people
  • 2014
TLDR
A student at King’s College London opted for a placement closer to home and it proved to be equally as rewarding as a few weeks overseas, as well as challenging her and helping shape her practice. Expand
Finding a voice.
  • D. Allen
  • Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 17 September 1997
Flight control.
  • D. Allen
  • Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2002
FIVE YEARS ago, a 73-year-old man with no serious medical history set off from his home in Scotland to join a cruise ship in Miami. During the journey, he experienced severe chest pains and was soonExpand
Seal of approval.
  • D. Allen
  • Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2001
TLDR
A study of magnet hospitals in Korea, Russia, Portugal, Portugal and Rochdale found that institutions that were successful in attracting and retaining highly qualified nurses by virtue of certain organisational features were likely to be magnet hospitals. Expand
Brief encounter.
  • D. Allen
  • Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2001
TLDR
Just over an hour is not bad going for a journey from the grey and flat terrain of longstanding depression to the verdant foothills of a more fulfilling life. Expand
Telephone follow up for older people discharged from A&E.
  • D. Allen
  • Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 6 August 1997
TLDR
A pilot study to evaluate the benefits of providing a telephone follow-up service for patients over 75 years discharged directly from A&E found a range of benefits and recommends that such a service could be tailored to the needs of the local population. Expand
Two decades of progress.
  • D. Allen
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Paediatric nursing
  • 1 March 2009
The transformer.
  • D. Allen
  • Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2000
SHE HAS more letters after her name than the average alphabet, a CV to unlock any door and a personality that has the curious and contrary ability to soothe, energise, inspire and fill you with aExpand
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