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How to introduce yourself to patients (2016)
Journal Article
Guest, M. (2016). How to introduce yourself to patients. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 30(41), (36-38). doi:10.7748/ns.30.41.36.s43. ISSN 0029-6570

Rationale and key points This article explores the process of introducing yourself to patients. This is an essential interaction because it forms the basis of the therapeutic nurse-patient relationship. Effective communication skills are essential to... Read More

How to inform relatives and loved ones of a patient’s death (2016)
Journal Article
Guest, M. (2016). How to inform relatives and loved ones of a patient’s death. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 30(34), (36-38). doi:10.7748/ns.30.34.36.s45. ISSN 0029-6570

--Informing relatives of a patient's death is a sensitive and often stressful responsibility that is frequently undertaken by nurses. --Effective nursing skills in communication and compassion are required when informing relatives of a patient's deat... Read More