Pain resource nurses: do they help to improve pain management in the acute hospital setting?

  This week’s EBN Twitter Chat will focus on the role of the link nurse or resource nurse.  Although this blog post focuses on the role and evidence relating to pain, link nurses, champions, or resource nurses are common to many specialities and I hope that you will joint us to talk about pain, infection […]

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Mobilising identity through social media; psychosocial support for young people with life limiting conditions outside of the care setting

George Peat, PhD student based in the School of Healthcare, University of Leeds. Interested in predominantly qualitative research that explores perceptions of the self, @gpeat1 Join our EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 7th of March 2018, 8-9pm UK time, which will focus on social media as a psychosocial support for young people with life limiting […]

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To tell or not to tell? Honesty and hope in cancer nursing.

Jan Hunter, Lecturer in Nursing, University of Hull In the rather paternalistic past of the NHS, the established wisdom was that ‘doctor knew best’. If it was deemed a patient didn’t need to know they had a poor prognosis, then they didn’t find out (unless they had the wherewithal to put two and two together, […]

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Dementia and Advance Care Planning

We are delighted to share with you our latest guest blog, in partnership with @WeEOLC, from Sarah Russell on the topic of dementia and advance care planning. Sarah Russell is the Head of Research and Clinical Innovation at Hospice UK.  She is also the full time carer for her mother who lives well with Alzheimer’s.  […]

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Palliative care for Non-Malignant Respiratory Disease

It’s week 4 of our #ebnjc December blog series and this week we celebrate the importance of research & scholarship in nursing with guest blogs from Clare McVeigh, Professor Roger Watson, Professor Jan Dewing & Professor Elizabeth Robb. In our #ebnjc blog series we have already celebrated children’s nursing; with blogs from Jayne Pentin, Kirsten Huby […]

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