- Nurse-led case management for older people with long-term conditions
Primary Care Nursing Reserach Unit, a collaboration between University College London, Kings College London, North Central London Research Consortium and Camden PCT
Br J Community Nurs 9:527-33. 2004
..We will then describe current examples of nurse-led case management in the UK and discuss some key issues for nurses in primary care and their patients...
- Demand and supply
Nurs Stand 22:62-3. 2008
- Nurse prescribing: national data analysis
City University, London
Nurs Times 104:46, 48. 2008
Kathy Davis and Vari Drennan summarise the results of an investigation into the prescribing behaviours of community-based nurses and GPs, using prescribing in constipation as a case study (Davis and Drennan, 2007).
- Evaluating nurse prescribing behaviour using constipation as a case study
Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College, London, UK
Int J Nurs Pract 13:243-53. 2007
..Over 60% of all nurses predominantly prescribed from one class of laxative compared with a wider range prescribed by GPs. The extent, impact and outcomes of medical prescribing need further study...
- Attracting and retaining nurses in primary care
Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, UCL and KCL, London
Br J Community Nurs 11:242-6. 2006
..It reports on the range of initiatives identified, the perceived benefits and challenges. It concludes by proposing a strategic model for planning for the recruitment and retention of primary care nurses...
- The feasibility and acceptability of a specialist health and social care team for the promotion of health and independence in 'at risk' older adults
Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London, UK
Health Soc Care Community 13:136-44. 2005
..It also offered some key learning points for other multi-agency groups developing similar services...
- Partnership working by default: district nurses and care home staff providing care for older people
Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London King s College London, London, UK
Health Soc Care Community 13:553-62. 2005
- School nurses' contribution to young people's future health
Nursing Research Unit, King's College, London
Nurs Times 101:19-20. 2005
..This article explores how risks around health are managed in UK schools. It is suggested that school nurses could play a pivotal role in driving the health agenda forward in the school environment...
- Practice nurses and older people: a case management approach to care
Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, King s College London, London, UK
J Adv Nurs 51:343-52. 2005
..use the five cyclical elements of a case management approach when caring for people aged over 75 years? (ii) What determines or deters practice nurses' use of the cyclical elements of a case management approach in caring for older people?..
- Can primary care identify an 'at risk' group in the older population
Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Royal Free and University College London Medical School
Br J Community Nurs 12:142-8. 2007
..This paper reports on the ability of the primary care teams to identify 'at risk' groups in the older population, which can then be targeted for comprehensive assessment...
- Entrepreneurial nurses and midwives in the United Kingdom: an integrative review
The Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
J Adv Nurs 60:459-69. 2007
..This paper is a report of an integrative literature review to investigate: (a) the extent of entrepreneurial activity by nurses, midwives and health visitors in the United Kingdom and (b) the factors that influenced these activities...
- Older people's services. A picture of health
Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London
Health Serv J 113:22-4. 2003
..The mobility of the elderly population needs to be taken into account when planning joint assessments. Organisations involved had different aspirations for the scheme and management proved problematic...
- 'Nurse entrepreneurs' a case of government rhetoric?
School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University, London, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 13:13-8. 2008
- Applying community-oriented primary care methods in British general practice: a case study
Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and UCL Medical School, London
Br J Gen Pract 52:646-51. 2002
..Alternative methods for improving the health of older people living at home are being sought...