General Nursing Resource List

Here’s just a selection of the rich resources to support General Nursing. Explore our full range via our website:

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Le May ARspid. Rapid adult nursing. 2017





Sellmabecomingn D. Becoming a nurse: fundamentals of professional practice for nursing. 2nd ed 2017





Adult nursingBurns D. Foundations of adult nursing. 2015





Royal MarsdenDougherty L. The Royal Marsden manual of clinical nursing procedures: student edition. 9th ed. 2015





Royal Marsden profDougherty L. The Royal Marsden manual of clinical nursing procedures: professional edition. 9th ed 2015





Essentials of nursing

Delves-Yates C. Essentials of nursing practice. 2015





Essential clinical skills

Delves-Yates C. Essential clinical skills for nurses: step by step. 2015





Nursing practicePeate I. Nursing practice: knowledge and care. 2014





Becoming a nurseFedoruk M. Becoming a nurse: an evidence-based approach. 2nd ed. 2014






BJNBritish Journal of Nursing (NHS OpenAthens password required)





EBNEvidence –Based Nursing  (NHS OpenAthens password required)





JANJournal of Advanced Nursing (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)





NursingNursing (American Edition) (NHS OpenAthens password required)





Nursing EthicsNursing Ethics (NHS OpenAthens password required)





Nursing ForumNursing Forum  (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)





Nursing ResearchNursing Research (NHS OpenAthens password required)





NTNursing Times (NHS OpenAthens password required)





Evidence searches carried out on General Nursing

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Assessment of post registration, specialist practitioner nurse students

Nursing competency frameworks

Benefits of training for nurse/HCA roles in changing skill mix

Pre-registration nurse education in pharmacology

Motivating nursing staff to complete mandatory training/education

Skills passports for nurses

Education for nursing and health professionals

6 Cs of nursing

Professional issues in nursing


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NMC Nursing & Midwifery Council The Code

The NMC regulate nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. They exist to protect the public. They set standards of education, training, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare throughout their careers. They make sure that nurses and midwives keep their skills and knowledge up to date and uphold professional standards.