Spirituality, Compassion and Mental Health

Professor John Wattis, visiting Professor of Psychiatry for Older Adults at the University of Huddersfield, and Dr Melanie Rogers Senior Lecturer in the Division of Health and Rehabilitation University of Huddersfield. The second biennial conference, organised jointly by he University of Huddersfield Spirituality Special Interest Group (SSIG), and the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYFT) […]

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Family Nursing: Transforming Health for Families

  Dr Joanna Smith, Lecturer Children’s Nursing, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, UK I have had a busy few months – conference season always seems to coincide with a busy period of student assessments & juggling commitments, with a never again often following a frenetic few months. Then I reflect on what I have […]

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International Council of Nurses Congress – Using Social Media to Engage with Nurses

Roberta Heale (@robertaheale) & Joanna Smith (@josmith175) Associate Editors, EBN We are presenting how Evidence Based Nursing (EBN) is using social media to engage with nurses at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress, being help at the end of May 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Nurses across the globe will be exploring nurses’ roles in leading the […]

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Caring for agitated patients

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 17th May 2017 between 8-9 pm (UK time) will focus on caring for agitated patients and is being hosted by Angela Teece (A.M.Teece@leeds.ac.uk), Trainee Lecturer in Adult Nursing, University of Leeds @AngelaTeece and Sam Freeman (samantha.freeman@manchester.ac.uk) Lecturer in Adult Nursing, University of Manchester Twitter @Sam_Freeman. Participating in the Twitter […]

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Do we need to rethink how we educate healthcare professionals about pain management?

Do we need to rethink how we educate healthcare professionals about pain management? This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 3rd May between 8-9 pm (UK time) is taking place live from the British Pain Society’s (@BritishPainSoc) Annual Scientific Meeting in Birmingham. The chat will focus on whether we need to rethink how we educate […]

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Seeing the Wood and the Trees: Using Construal Level Theory to see what Proxy Decision Makers are thinking about

Helen Convey. Lecturer in Adult Nursing, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds Individuals who are living with dementia and who lack decision making capacity require proxy decision makers to make decisions for them. Individuals may express their interests and desires through behaviour and verbal communication, however, memory loss results in a lack of psychological continuity between […]

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Treating pain during pregnancy and breast feeding

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Weds 19th April at 8-9pm UK time will focus on pain during pregnancy, how important and difficult is to treat pain during pregnancy and breast feeding. The Twitter Chat will be hosted by Dr Massimo Allegri, Assistant Professor in Anesthesia Intensive Care and Pain Medicine at the University of Parma […]

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Caesarean section increases risk of preterm birth in subsequent pregnancy

Professor Allison Shorten Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation, University of Alabama at Birmingham Prevention of preterm birth remains an important priority for international perinatal research. Identification of risk factors is important for development of effective preterm birth prevention strategies. One of our latest EBN commentaries, by international experts Laura Visser, Marjon A de Boer and […]

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Engaging Students with Twitter

Kirsten Huby, Lecturer Children’s Nursing, University of Leeds (@KirstenHuby) Emma Wilson, Children’s Nursing Student, University of Leeds (@Emzieness The latest Horizon report (Adams Becker et al., 2017) recognises collaborative learning as one of the key trends that will be driving Higher Education for the next few years. It suggests that collaborative learning improves engagement, encourages […]

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The power of reflection in nursing

Lizzie Ette. Lecturer in Nursing, The University of Hull This week’s EBN Twitter Chat is on Wednesday 1st February between 8-9 pm (UK time). The chat will be led by Lizzie Ette (j.ette@hull.ac.uk ), Lecturer in Pre-registration Nursing, The University of Hull. Participating in the Twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not have […]

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