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Perceptions of people with motor neurone disease, families and HSCPs: a literature review

The critical appraisal process was informed by Hawker et al (2002). The aim of the review was to find out what the perceptions of plwMND, their families and HSCPs are relating to service delivery to...

Storytelling in palliative care

‘… you think about things that you haven't thought about in a long time, and that gives you some pleasure … you can pass them onto future generations of the family.’ .

Understanding COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

‘Emphasising the social benefits of vaccination may reduce COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, perhaps because it shifts attention away from the individual and to the collective good’ .

Measuring the economic value of community nursing

The most recent national cost collection data showed that, in 2019/20, community nurses across England (district nurses, specialist nurses and school nurses), working in NHS organisations, had 42.4...

Creating sustained and positive changes to patient safety: reducing insulin administration errors in a district nursing service

Effective change is best implemented by ensuring that those affected by the proposed changes have a voice as part of the whole process. A sense of shared purpose is thus created, which focuses on why...

Anticipatory grief during COVID-19: a commentary

Mental health support, palliative and psychiatric care and similar strategies should be taken into account when planning and allocating resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, recognising the impact...

Reflecting on caring and death anxiety during the pandemic

It is important to make the point that death is the extinction of life. Therefore, we can say that, inevitably, death is a primordial and primary source of anxiety experienced when we care, as most...

Compression therapy and heart failure: a scoping review of the existing evidence

Some 20 pieces of evidence were retrieved from varying backgrounds and locations on the application of CT in those diagnosed with HF. In terms of location, the evidence retrieved included studies...

The frequency of nutrition impact symptoms and reduced oral intake among consecutive COVID-19 patients from an Australian health service

A retrospective observational study was completed over 9 months, from the first positive case identified on the ward (3 March 2020) until 30 November 2020, at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, a large...

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