Menstruation: The Next Vital Sign

Roberta Heale Associate Editor, EBN @robertaheale @EBNursingBMJ In a presentation at the 40th National Association of Pediatric NPs in New Orleans in early March 2019, Joan Mezera and Meara Henley put forward some important ideas about necessary changes in the way health care providers view and assess menstruation in teenage and adolescent female patients.  They […]

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Summary of Twitter Chat, 6th March 2019, 8-9pm: Interprofessional collaborative practice, exploring how this approach might work best and related influencing factors.

The EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 6th March 2019, 8-9pm was hosted by Associate Editor Helen Noble @helnoble and @EBNursingBMJ with use of #ebnjc. A blog with a helpful introduction to the Twitter Chat can be found here https://blogs.bmj.com/ebn/2019/03/04/interprofessional-education-and-effective-partnerships-between-health-and-social-care/ We were joined by Professor Alison Machin, Head of Department, Nursing Midwifery and Health, Northumbria […]

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Interprofessional Education and Effective Partnerships Between Health and Social Care

Professor Alison Machin, Head of Department, Nursing Midwifery and Health, Northumbria University Dr. Anita Atwal, Associate Professor Interprofessional Working, School of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University   Join the EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 6th March 2019, 8-9pm UK time which will be hosted by Professor Alison Machin, Head of Department, […]

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Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity Evaluation Project

This week’s Blog is written by Dr Candice Pellett OBE, RN, DN, Queen’s Nurse,Project Manager, Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. You can follow Candice on Twitter at @candpel. Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity (RDMCC) recently announced an educational partnership with Sheffield Hallam University to undertake an evaluation project to demonstrate the value and impact of 20 Roald Dahl specialist children’s […]

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Nurses Role in Complex Geriatric Assessment: Twitter Chat Summary

EBN’s Twitter Chat about the Nurses’s Role in Complex Geriatric Assessment was a great discussion of the barriers and facilitators in caring for geriatric patients. The Twitter chat was hosted by Associate Editor Roberta Heale @robertaheale and @EBNursingBMJ with use of #ebnjc. A blog with a helpful introduction to the Twitter Chat can be found […]

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Nurses Role in the Assessment and Complex Geriatric Assessment:Twitter Chat: Wednesday, February 6th at 8pm UK Time.

@EBNursingBMJ Twitter Chat: Wednesday, February 6th at 8pm UK Time with @robertaheale Associate Editor, EBN Society’s across the globe are seeking strategies to address issues related to the aging population.  Yes, people have more medical problems as they age, but health concerns with aging are much more complex than simply disease processes.  Social, functional declines resulting […]

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Mindful Caring: Presence in the Present

Dr Helen Noble, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast Dr Ian Walsh School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast.               The number of older adults with a chronic disease increases annually. Conditions include kidney disease, cardiac disease, dementia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. These lifelong illnesses impact heavily on physical […]

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