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AIM A systematic literature review of the experiences and perceptions of newly qualified nurses in the UK during the transition from student to staff nurse. BACKGROUND It has been widely recognised that newly qualified nurses experience a period of transition. Over the past decade there has been radical reorganisation of nurse education in the UK which… (More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to quantify the change in the number of conceptions and abortions among women younger than 18 years in England in relation to the government's national teenage pregnancy strategy. METHODS We undertook geographic analysis of data for 148 top-tier local authority areas. The main outcomes were changes in under-18… (More)
Nurse education needs to be responsive to changes not only within health policy but also those relating to workforce development. Viewed within this context this discussion paper highlights areas of consideration when planning for and responding to such demands.
AIM This paper is a report of a study exploring the lived experiences and emotional responses of female patients learning to perform clean intermittent self-catheterisation (CISC). BACKGROUND There is general consensus that CISC should be considered in preference to in-dwelling catheterisation wherever feasible. Published literature has tended to focus on… (More)
BACKGROUND In accordance with the process of nursing globalization, issues related to the increasing national and international mobility of student and qualified nurses are currently being debated. Identifying international differences and comparing similarities for mutual understanding, development and better harmonization of clinical training of… (More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This research aimed to investigate the use of intentional rounding within in the emergency department setting through exploration of the staff nurse experience. The focus was its implementation at a large teaching hospital in England. BACKGROUND Research into the use of intentional rounding in any area of practice is minimal in the UK;… (More)