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The impact of simulation training in doctors
Background: Patient simulators are increasingly used in the training of healthcare professionals. The main advantage is the ability to provide training in managing complex scenarios in a controlled risk-free environment ...
Child Protection Social Work : Risks of Fears and Fears of Risks – Impossible Tasks from Impossible Goals?
This article examines the relationship between the causes and effects of fear in child protection social workers, and the effects of risk assessment and risk management policies on this area of work.
Tackling childhood obesity
Childhood obesity is becoming a major problem and this article highlights the rising levels in the UK and considers how key government policy, aimed at tackling the problem, may impact upon school nurses.
Experiences in the introduction of a simulation pharmacy within a multi-professional simulation centre
Introduction: A new School of Pharmacy at the University of Hertfordshire launched a MPharm programme in September 2005. The Programme has an innovative curriculum supported by state of the art teaching facilities including ...
The UK Expert Patients Program : lessons learned and implications for cancer survivors’ self-care support programs
Globally, the enablement of self-care is increasingly being recognised as an essential component of chronic disease management. Within the UK a key self-care policy initiative is the Expert Patients Program. Developed from ...
The aims of antenatal care
(Wiley Blackwell, 2008)
What do Foundation Year 1 and 2 medical trainees think about taking part in scenario-based simulation training together?
Introduction: The University of Hertfordshire’s Intensive Care and Emergency Simulation Centre (HICESC) has been delivering simulation training in partnership with the East & North Herts NHS Trust since 2004 for medical ...
"If the Food Looks Dodgy I Dinnae Eat It" : teenagers' accounts of food and eating practices in socio-economically disadvantaged families
This paper examines how young teenagers living in socio-economically disadvantaged families perceive everyday food and eating practices within the home. From in-depth interviews with 36 Scottish teenagers aged 13-14 years, ...
Programmes of care during childbirth
(Wiley Blackwell, 2008)