Exploration of the use of mobile SPaced LEarning as a digital learning platform when teaching symptom management to undergraduate Nursing StudenExploration of the use of mobile SPaced LEarning as a digital learning platform when teaching symptom management to undergraduate Nursing Students: SPLENdidS study

Dr Clare Mc Veigh, Susan Carlisle, Matt Birch and Dr Helen Kerr School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast Join the EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 6th February 2019, 8-9pm UK time which will be hosted by Dr Claire McVeigh, a Lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast. It will […]

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Medical Marijuana: The Next Snake Oil?

Roberta Heale, Associate Editor of EBN, @robertaheale, @EBNursingBMJ Changes to regulation in many countries have opened up prescribing of medical marijuana. For example, recent changes in the UK allow prescriptions for medical cannabis. https://bit.ly/2VntmKd  Medical marijuana prescriptions are legal in more than half of the states and the District of Columbia in the US https://wb.md/2Vs6ZTZand […]

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Summary of Twitter Chat – A double burden: Managing long-term conditions and psychological distress in young people

The EBN Twitter Chat on Weds 3rd April was led by Dr Abbie Jordan (@drabbiejordan) and Sharon Bateman (@BatemanSharon) from the Centre for Pain Research at the University of Bath and Dr Line Caes (@linecaes) from the University of Stirling. The chat focused on exploring psychological distress in young people with long-term conditions.  This Blog […]

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A double burden: Managing long-term conditions and psychological distress in young people

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Weds 3rd April between 8-9 pm (UK time) will be led by Dr Abbie Jordan (@drabbiejordan) and Sharon Bateman (@BatemanSharon) from the University of Bath. The chat will focus on psychological distress in young people with long-term conditions.  This Blog provides some context for the Chat. To join in the […]

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Should women at high risk of breast cancer be screened in their 30s?

Jan Hunter, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Hull           A major research study has demonstrated that breast screening in women aged 35–39  years can be effective at detecting cancers at an early stage and is therefore expected to be equally effective in reducing mortality rates (Evans et al, 2019). Currently, […]

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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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