Month: March 2013

March 24, 2013
Putting the pieces together in practice

Is your practice evidence-based? And what does that mean anyway? Those of you who came to the HNA meeting will recall Martin Bedford’s presentation in which he defined evidence-based practice as “the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of best current evidence in making decisions about care for clients.” It was, he said, a strategy for bridging …

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March 17, 2013
Keep talking – we’re listening

Don’t you just love it when plans start to work? A year ago, an innocent little conversation started on Haemnet. Sarah asked whether anyone had any experience of setting up Link Nurse groups for bleeding disorders in DGHs. She thought “it would be a useful way of sharing information and knowledge with colleagues from different …

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March 7, 2013
Nurses: Your Service Needs You!

Commissioning of haemophilia care is set to change in the latest NHS shake-up. Although most of the new structures have now been set in place, there is still an opportunity for nurses to determine the shape of services. Michele Davis, assistant director of London Specialist Commissioning Group and the Commissioning Representative on the National Clinical …

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