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Issue 20.3

The privilege of nursing

The International Year of the Nurse and Midwife in 2020 has demonstrated the strength of nurses across the world. Whilst it may not be how it was intended to celebrate our profession, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that nurses have shown just how versatile, knowledgeable and able they are in adapting to new situations.

John McLuskey
University of Nottingham, UK

‘Get up, brush teeth, take PrEP’: a qualitative study of the experiences of London-based MSM using PrEP

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective in preventing transmission of HIV among at-risk groups. A qualitative study with 13 PrEP-using men who have sex with men (MSM) recruited from London, UK, utilised semi-structured interviews to understand knowledge of PrEP, experiences of using PrEP and potential barriers and facilitators to its use.

Sean Harrington, Matthew Grundy-Bowers, Eamonn McKeown
City, University of London, UK,City, University of London, UK,City, University of London, UK

Self-care practices in Italian people with HIV

The aim of our study was to measure self-care levels among people living with HIV. A cross-sectional study was conducted in Northern Italy between February and June 2019.

Andres Brito Villa, Maria Paola Caruso, Federica Dellafiore
IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy,University of Milan,IRCCS Policlinico San Donato

The burn of burnout: a personal narrative of finding a safe space to care

In our daily professional lives we have advocated and supported people who may have complex health and social care needs. Within our work we listen to many different stories relating to an individual’s diagnosis and the subsequent trauma they may experience.

Matthew Wills
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

CPD: HIV, disability and rehabilitation

With effective treatments, people living with HIV can now have normal life expectancies, grow older, and live with concurrent health conditions. Consequently, many people living and ageing with HIV now face new or worsening experiences of a wide variety of disability. The conceptualisation of disability is complex and has evolved over time.

Darren Brown
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

CPD: HIV, disability and rehabilitation self-assessment quiz

Test your knowledge and understanding by completing this quiz. You could do this before reading the article and then return to it afterwards to see how much you have learnt.

Darren Brown
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

CPD: HIV, disability and rehabilitation quiz answers

Add the completed quiz to your professional portfolio as evidence of your learning and remember to record the CPD hours spent.

Darren Brown
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK