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Understanding reflective practice

Journal Article
Nicol, J. S., & Dosser, I. (2016)
Understanding reflective practice. Nursing Standard, 30(36), 34-42. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.30.36.34.s44
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requires that nurses and midwives use feedback as an opportunity for reflection and learning, to improve practice. The NMC revalidation...

Improving family carers' experiences of support at the end of life by enhancing communication: an action research study.

Journal Article
Dosser, I., & Kennedy, C. (2014)
Improving family carers' experiences of support at the end of life by enhancing communication: an action research study. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 20, 608-616. doi:10.12968/ijpn.2014.20.12.608
This paper builds on findings from phase one of a participatory action research study, which investigated support for family carers at the end of life in an acute hospital set...

Increasing skills and confidence in caring conversations: a course

Journal Article
Dosser, I., & Smith, T. (2014)
Increasing skills and confidence in caring conversations: a course. British journal of healthcare assistants : for HCAs and assistant practitioners, 8(3), 140-145
This paper describes a service development in healthcare support workers (HCSWs) across departments in a large Scottish teaching hospital. In any healthcare setting, communica...

Family carers’ experiences of support at the end of life: carers’ and health professionals’ and health professionals’ views

Journal Article
Dosser, I., & Kennedy, C. (2012)
Family carers’ experiences of support at the end of life: carers’ and health professionals’ and health professionals’ views. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 18, 491-497
This paper reports findings from an exploratory qualitative study concerning end-of-life support for family carers in an acute ward setting. The participants included bereaved...

A lung cancer patient with caring difficulties making hospitalisation difficult

Journal Article
Nicol, J., & Dosser, I. (2008)
A lung cancer patient with caring difficulties making hospitalisation difficult. European journal of palliative care, 15, 221-222

Specialist breast care nurses for supportive care of women with breast cancer.

Journal Article
Cruickshank, S., Kennedy, C., Lockhart, K., Dosser, I., & Dallas, L. (2008)
Specialist breast care nurses for supportive care of women with breast cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD005634.pub2
Background Breast Care Nurses (BCNs) are now established internationally, predominantly in well resourced healthcare systems. The role of BCNs has expanded to reflect the di...

Methods of communicating a primary diagnosis of breast cancer to patients.

Journal Article
Lockhart, K., Dosser, I., Cruickshank, S., & Kennedy, C. (2007)
Methods of communicating a primary diagnosis of breast cancer to patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD006011.pub2
Background The method of delivering a diagnosis of breast cancer to women has the potential to impact on their level of interpretation, patient recall and satisfaction. Obj...

Facing an ethical dilemma in a patient with head and neck cancer.

Journal Article
Dosser, I. & Nicol, J. (2007)
Facing an ethical dilemma in a patient with head and neck cancer. European journal of palliative care. 15, 172-173. ISSN 1352-2779

Palliative day care and spinal cord compression.

Journal Article
Nicol, J. & Dosser, I. (2006)
Palliative day care and spinal cord compression. European journal of palliative care. 14, 235-236. ISSN 1352-2779
It is Friday morning. You are the nurse in charge at a community palliative day care unit and are expecting ten patients to attend. The unit opens Monday to Friday. The consul...

Psychological care in palliative day care.

Journal Article
Dosser, I. & Nicol, J. (2005)
Psychological care in palliative day care. European journal of palliative care. 13, 234-235. ISSN 1352-2779
Mark* is a 49-year-old man with oesophageal cancer and liver metastases; his disease has not responded to chemotherapy. He is married to Margaret who is 38 and has multiple sc...