Video Links

Chapter 1: The Changing World of Healthcare

Video 1: An introduction to using the PHE fingertips tool

Provides guidance on using the Public Health England Health Profiles.

Video 2: Understanding the NHS vanguard programme

A good brief overview of NHS vanguard programmes.

Chapter 2: Patient Centered Care

Video 1: Person-centred care made simple

This animation is a quick overview of person-centred care, exploring what it is and why it’s important from the Health Foundation website.

Video 2: Person-centred care animation

Looks at person-centred care for people with long term conditions by NHS Improving Quality

Video 3: Primary care nurses and person-centred care

Has two videos exploring what PCC means to them; one from a primary care nurse and one from a patient.

Chapter 3: Professional Values

Video 1: What are the 6Cs of modern nursing

Jane Cummings the Chief Nursing Officer for England introduces the 6Cs.

Video 2: The NHS Constitution Values Hub

Different people’s views of what the constitution means to them.

Video 3: Care compassion and dignity in healthcare

Looks at what compassion, dignity and respect mean in health care for people who work there.

Video 4: The difference between care and caring

Video by a hospital showing how they deliver compassionate care to their patients.

Video 5: What do you see? Dignity in care film

An extract from a film which makes you think about how you care.

Chapter 4: Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Harm

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This link takes you to a video produced by the Social Care Institute of Excellence concerning safeguarding older people: ‘Safeguarding adults: looking out for each other to prevent abuse’

Chapter 5: Patient Safety

Video 1: Just a routine operation

Really powerful and very good introduction to human factors (13.56 min).

Video 2: NHS National Patient Safety Alerting System

Quick intro into the value of reporting incidents (2.36 min).

Video 3: Never events 1, what are they?

Video 4: Annie’s story: How a system’s approach can change safety culture

Important message about not seeking to blame individual but find what is wrong with systems individuals are using (5.34 min).

Video 5: Clinical incident scenario for investigation training

Brief scenario of a medication error which will need investigation (3.33 min).

Chapter 6: Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

Video 1: Evidence-based practice, step 2 (part 1) searching

A useful video on how to go about undertaking your search for the appropriate evidence.

Video 2: Chief nursing officer for England and council of deans of health research roundtable

This website has several videos discussing the key priorities for nursing and midwifery research in England.

Video 3: Clinical trials practitioner

Abigail discusses her role as clinical trials practitioner.

Video 4: National Institute of Healthcare Research

This website has a whole host of videos which explain the importance of clinical research from the perspective of patients, carers and healthcare professionals.

Video 5: Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

A series of short tutorials on evidence-based medicine. The Finding the Evidence series of videos are really helpful in formulating your question and then developing and undertaking your search strategy.

Chapter 7: Health Promotion

Video 1: Health promotion models

Looks at a number of different models (Tannahill’s model, Beattie's model and Naidoo and Wills’ typology) of health promotion

Video 2: NHS Grampian – Health promoting service

Looks at health promoting activities within a hospital setting.

Video 3: Healthy Ramadan

How to prepare yourself for Ramadan and how to stay healthy while fasting throughout the month.

Video 4: Eating well on a budget

How to eat healthily on a budget.

Video 5: Staying active over 60

Why keeping active is important from the perspective of older people and healthcare professionals.

Chapter 8: The Fundamentals of Care in Nursing Adults

Video 1: World Health Organization

WHO discuss person/people-centred care.

Video 2: Audit Scotland

Find out about the work Audit Scotland is doing on health and social care.

Video 3: Health Foundation

What is person-centred care?

Video 4: Leeds Community Healthcare

Staff and patients discuss what high-quality care means to them.

Video 5: Care inspectorate

Patient perspectives on standards of care.

Chapter 9: Assessment of the Adult with Acute Needs

Video 1: Assessment

This is a video by Health Education England for nurses applying to come and work in England who have to undertake an OSCE on patient assessment. It is a very good overview of all the different types of assessment used by nurses and demonstrated using role players.

Video 2: RC (UK) ABCDE assessment demo

This video by the Resuscitation Council takes you through the ABCDE assessment process for an acutely ill patient.

Video 3: National early warning score 1, how to fill out

A simple video that takes you through the process for completing a NEWS chart.

Video 4: Glasgow Coma Scale at 40 | The new approach to Glasgow Coma Scale assessment

A great video that takes you through the process for assessing a patient with the Glasgow Coma Scale.

Video 5: SBAR

This award-winning video shows you how to use the SBAR process when handing over information on a critically ill patient.

Chapter 10: Preparing Adults for Surgery, Peri And Post-operative Surgical Care

Chapter 11: Pain Assessment and Management

Chapter 12: Clinical Investigations

Video 1: Chest X-ray interpretation explained – How to read a CXR

Explains the basics of a chest X-ray.

Video 2: EKG/ECG interpretation (basic): Easy and simple!

Explains the basics of the ECG configuration and some basic interpretation.

Video 3: Urinalysis – OSCE guide

Explains how to undertake a urinalysis and understand the results.

Video 4: Introduction to lab values and normal ranges

Good overview of blood results.

Video 5: What’s the difference between an MRI and a CT?

Explanation aimed at patients about the differences between an MRI and a CT scan and what to expect.

Chapter 13: Medication Management and Administration

Video 1: Integrated medicines management

Video describing how integrated medicines management at City Hospitals Sunderland benefits patients and other healthcare professionals by enhancing the clinical input.

Video 2: Enabling professionalism – rectifying medicines management issues

John, a community-based nurse, uses Enabling professionalism to address and rectify some medicines management issues.

Video 3: NMC OSCE for overseas nurses and medications

A useful revision session for all students.

Video 4: Medication review in care homes

NHS Leeds West Clinical Commissioning Group has launched a short video which explains the importance of having a medication review in care homes

Chapter 16: Care of the Highly Dependent and Critically Ill Adult

Video 1: Post-intensive care syndrome: ICU survivors share their stories

The Canadian cardiovascular Critical Care Society (5m20s).

Video 2: Protected sleep time: Strategies for reducing the incidence of delirium

Greater Manchester Critical Care Network (3m4s).

Video 3: Patient experiences in ICU and the process of getting better 

NHS Critical Care Recovery

Video 4: Spiritual support in intensive care

NHS Critical Care Recovery (11m47s)

Video 5: Spiritual support: when someone dies

NHS Critical Care Recovery (11m6s)

Video 6: Let’s talk about dying: TEDx (13m13s)

Chapter 17: Care of The Frail Older Adult

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Mrs Andrew’s pathway is a brief but powerful film of care that has not resulted in a positive outcome.

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A further film discusses what actions might have changed this to a positive experience for Mrs Andrews.

Chapter 18: Care of the Adult with Long-Term Conditions

Chapter 19: Care of the Adult with Mental Health Issues

Video 1: Psychosis is nothing like a badger

This is an animated video to raise awareness concerning the signs and symptoms of psychosis, in the hope that sufferers (and those around them) can seek help without fear, judgment, or hesitation.

Video 2: Trauma and the brain: Understanding abuse survivors responses

This animation is a useful resource, which helps professionals to understand the effects of abuse.

Video 3: Newsreader Mark Austin regrets how he handled his daughter’s anorexia

This video features Mark Austin who talks about his family experience of his daughter with anorexia.

Video 4: What’s so funny about mental illness?

This video features comedian Ruby Wax who was diagnosed with clinical depression and wishes to put an end to the stigma of mental illness.

Chapter 20: Care of the Adult with Dementia

Video 1: To better understand how dementia affects the brain particularly in Alzheimer’s disease, go to the Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Brain Video. This is one of a series of short informative films that provide more detailed information at:

Video 2: Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) – a less common form of dementia. The damage begins in the occipital region of the brain. In the early stages, there is less difficulty with memory but problems with the area of the brain affecting vision, the person will have difficulty recognizing faces and objects. Over time this condition will have a similar progression to Alzheimer’s disease. This film shows one person’s experience of PCA:

Video 3: Huntington’s disease is an hereditary disease of the central nervous system, with any child of an affected parent having a 50% chance of developing this condition. The main early symptoms are jerky, uncontrolled movements, some change in the ability to plan and organize and some mood changes. This progresses to very severe physical impairment and dementia. More detailed information is available here:

Video 4: Barbara has dementia and this learning resource explores Barbara’s journey though care. This is an invaluable insight into the experience of dementia:

Chapter 21: Care of the Adult with a Learning Disability

Video 1: What does learning disability really mean?

A video by Mencap where people with a learning disability and their families talk about what a learning disability means to them.

Video 2: Jayne and Jonathan’s story

A Mencap video which tells the story of Paul who had a learning disability and died in hospital due to the lack of understanding by healthcare staff about how to manage a person with a learning disability. The video describes the events that took place and the investigations after his death.

Video 3: Let’s talk about intellectual disabilities: Loretta Claiborne

The true story of Loretta Claiborne who had an intellectual learning disability who managed to overcome the challenges and lack of understanding by people about her ability to achieve. Loretta became a Special Olympics athlete and a motivational speaker.

Video 4: Frank Stephens: “I am a man with Down syndrome and my life is worth living”

Video 5: Addressing inequalities in people with learning disabilities

A presentation of the confidential inquiry into premature deaths of people with learning disabilities (CIPOLD) and the lessons learnt from it. 

Chapter 22: Care of the Adult with Cancer

Chapter 23: Care of the Adult at The End of Life

Video 1: End of life and palliative care: Thinking about the words we use

This video highlights the importance of communication and encourages practitioners to communicate how much they care about the person who is dying; as well as being clear about what they’re doing to help and support the person and their friends and relatives.

Video 2: End-of-life care

This video provides a family’s experience of end of life care.

Video 3: Getting the most from palliative care

Lucy, who has a life-limiting condition, shares what she has learned about palliative care and how to get the most from consultations.

Video 4: Centre to Advance Palliative Care

A range of CAPC palliative care-related videos and podcasts for the education of both professionals and the public.

Chapter 24: Care of the Adult with a Respiratory Condition

Video 1: (respiratory examination)

Video 2: (lung sounds)

Video 3: (peak expiratory flow rate)

Video 4: (Asthma UK)

Video 5: (Asthma UK)

Chapter 25: Care of the Adult with a Cardiac Condition

Video 1: Hypertension

This video is presented by Brian Williams, professor of medicine, from the University of Leicester and University Hospitals of Leicester. Hypertension and other risk factors relevant to cardiovascular disease are discussed.

Video 2: What is atrial fibrillation?

A brief video guide which explains atrial fibrillation.

Video 3: Our guide to an echo

A brief video guide which explains an echocardiogram.

Chapter 27: Care of the Adult with a Neurological Condition

Video 1: What’s it like to have Parkinson’s? (10m28s)

In this honest and often funny live talk Colin describes his experience of Parkinson’s and his hopes for the future.

Video 2: What it is like living with MS (1m15s)

What is it like to have MS? What does it feel like? Various people were asked who have MS to describe their symptoms in their own words. What they said is compelling, powerful and might surprise you.

Video 3: Life after a stroke (2m50s)

Survivors Mark Flood and Paul Brimble share their inspiring stories of life after stroke. You can read more about their experiences on the British Heart Foundation website.

Chapter 28: Care of the Adult with a Urinary/Renal Condition

Video 1: Anatomy and physiology of the kidney, urinary bladder, ureters and urethra

This is a useful short video which utilizes audio, diagrams and text to explore the anatomy and physiology of the kidney, urinary bladder, ureters and urethra.

Video 2: National Kidney Federation

This is a useful resource, which provides a range of videos including individuals’ perspectives of living with kidney disease.

Video 3: Kidney Care UK

This is a useful resource, which provides a variety of information to support individuals with kidney disease to live well.

Video 4: Classification of CKD utilising GFR and ACR categories

This is a useful resource produced by NICE in regard to the classification of CKD. Table 1 on page 12 makes particular reference to classification of CKD utilising GFR and ACR categories.

Video 5: NHS Think Kidneys

Think Kidneys – the national campaign to raise awareness of our kidneys – their importance for life and health and how to look after them.

Video 6: British Renal Society

A useful resource that supports multi-professional and patient-centered research.

Chapter 29: Care of the Adult with an Endocrine Condition

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These videos, titled ‘What’s a DAFNE course really like?’ and ‘What happens at an X-PERT course?’ provide some interesting insights.

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This video by Open Osmosis presents a detailed and engaging discussion regarding Addison’s disease which incorporates good descriptions of the anatomy and physiology of the adrenal glands.

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This page contains a video covering people’s experiences of type 2 diabetes.

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Another video, this time on young people’s experiences of type 1 diabetes:

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In this YouTube video called My Story, Emma Tara talks about her experiences of living with Graves’ disease. You may notice that she describes some of the signs and symptoms described in the book chapter.

Chapter 30: Care of the Adult with an Immunological Condition

Chapter 31: Care of the Adult with a Musculoskeletal Condition

Video 1: Osteoarthritis: Elaine’s story

Video 2: Hip op: Norman’s story

Video 3: What is osteoporosis?

Video 4: Hip operation

Animation explaining how a hip replacement is done and why it would be needed.

Video 5: Postoperative hip care

A physiotherapist explains how to get the hip moving again after surgery.

Chapter 33: Care of the Adult with a Dermatological Condition

Video 1: Integumentary system (7 min)

Video 2: Chronic acne

Consider the psychological implications of acne. How as students cane you minimize these effects? (this video is age-restricted) (5.40 min)

Video 3: Living with psoriasis

Chapter 34: Care of the Adult with a Gastrointestinal Condition

Video 1: Living with Crohn's and colitis, 3 videos included in this link

Video 2: IBD specialist

Video 3: Demonstration of how to change a colostomy bag

How Laura changes her ostomy bag – Shield HealthCare.

Video 4: Living with a stoma and coping

Things that still bother me since getting ostomy surgery – And how I resolve them.

Chapter 35: Care of the Adult with a Nutritional Condition

Video 1: Focus on undernutrition – How to complete MUST

This resource provides a guide of how to complete the MUST screening tool.

Video 2: Childhood obesity in the UK

This is a useful resource which explores the causes of childhood obesity within the UK.

Video 3: Healthy aging with nutrition, Alliance for Aging Research

Watch this film for tips on a healthy diet, how to safely turn to supplements, and how to be a well-educated consumer.

Video 4: How to make healthy eating unbelievably easy, Luke Durward, TED talk

Student Luke Durward sustained a broken leg and used his recovery time to return home and mentor his little brother on healthy eating. While illustrating his brother's dramatic transformation, Luke shares the obvious secret that is repeatedly overlooked by unsuccessful dieters.

Video 5: Diseases caused by malnutrition

This resource focuses on four common conditions caused by malnutrition: scurvy, rickets, beriberi and pellagra.

Chapter 37: Decision-making

Video 1: Clinical decision making

Nikki Atkins, a staff nurse from Scotland, shares how she has developed her decision-making skills and resources she has used.

Video 2: Shared decision making

A short video by the Health Foundation looking at shared decision making with patients

Video 3: Kate makes a decision

How Kate made a decision around treatment for her polycystic kidney disease using PDAs.

Video 4: Behind closed doors

Two contrasting consultations with patients.

Chapter 39: The role of the Nurse as Teacher and Educator

Video 1: Collaborative learning in practice toolkit

A website that has several videos describing an alternative approach to supporting learning in practice.

Video 2: Mentoring in practice – The newly qualified nurses’ experience

Two recently qualified nurses talk about their experience of supporting students in practice.

Video 3: The 3-minute Kolb

A quick guide to Kolb and how we learn by reflecting on our practice.