British Journal of Healthcare Assistants

Archived since June 2014

88 issues

British Journal of Healthcare Assistants (BJHCA) supports the career development of healthcare assistants (HCAs) and assistant practitioners (APs). BJHCA helps to meet the learning outcomes of the Quality and Credit Framework diploma qualifications.

Subscribe to British Journal of Healthcare Assistants for: • Peer-reviewed clinical articles designed to aid your development • Key articles to assist your education and training. BJHCA highlights appropriate training courses and provides in-depth information about future learning and understanding in important areas of practice • Essential up-to-date information on concerns facing HCAs and APs in the workplace • Expert discussion on clinical and professional issues, including articles on the different roles available to HCAs and APs, as well as patient case studies

Improve your knowledge and skills in all areas of practice for all HCAs and APs. Raise your awareness of best practice with highly practical examples, and articles that are packed full of information specifically designed to keep you up-to-date in all the essential topics relevant to healthcare.

Latest issue

The November 2021 British Journal of Healthcare Assistants (BJHCA) was published 11 November. The cover story, by Ofrah Muflahi of the Royal College of Nursing, celebrates Nursing Support Workers’ Day on 23 November.

Chris Barber’s 52nd article on rare health conditions considers sick sinus syndrome, ‘Saturday Night Fever’ (reluctance to grow old) and empowerment. Linda Nazarko looks at hypertension—how to treat it and how to reduce its risks. Ian Peate’s anatomy and physiology series ends with a detailed look at the immune system.

In the professional section, Sarah Jane Palmer examines bullying in the NHS.

In the health matters section, Ian Peate looks at World AIDS Day 2021 from a new angle, comparing HIV and COVID-19. Alan Glasper analyses the UK′s national food strategy after the Dimbleby report.

On the Last Page: the World Health Organization finally recognises the tremendous contribution of Henrietta Lacks’s ‘immortal’ cell line.

Subjects: Business And Professional, Healthcare, Medical Career

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British Journal of Healthcare Assistants (BJHCA) supports the career development of healthcare assistants (HCAs) and assistant practitioners (APs). BJHCA helps to meet the learning outcomes of the Quality and Credit Framework diploma qualifications.

Subscribe to British Journal of Healthcare Assistants for: • Peer-reviewed clinical articles designed to aid your development • Key articles to assist your education and training. BJHCA highlights appropriate training courses and provides in-depth information about future learning and understanding in important areas of practice • Essential up-to-date information on concerns facing HCAs and APs in the workplace • Expert discussion on clinical and professional issues, including articles on the different roles available to HCAs and APs, as well as patient case studies

Improve your knowledge and skills in all areas of practice for all HCAs and APs. Raise your awareness of best practice with highly practical examples, and articles that are packed full of information specifically designed to keep you up-to-date in all the essential topics relevant to healthcare.

  • First Issue: June 2014
  • Latest Issue: November 2021
  • Issue Count: 88
  • Published: Monthly