British Journal of Healthcare Assistants

Archived since June 2014

74 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 July-August 2020 British Journal of Healthcare Assistants (BJHCA) went online 10 July. The cover story, by Linda Nazarko, discusses enabling the person with moderate dementia to remain at home.

Nurse Beverley Brathwaite gives her personal take on the disparities and risk of COVID-19 in BAME staff.

Ian Peate’s anatomy series looks at ‘homeostasis: getting a balance’. Chris Barber looks at four rare conditions: rabies, Kawasaki disease, xeroderma pigmentosum and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Menna Lloyd Jones discusses classification of pressure ulcers.

Sarah Jane Palmer details potential career progression from HCA to nurse. David Stonehouse addresses teaching of fundamental British values in the context of Black lives matter.

Alan Glasper looks at the issues surrounding personal protective equipment (PPE). Famous photographer Rankin pays tribute to a dozen NHS workers.

For the Last page, in honour of Windrush Day 2020, the Mary Seacole Trust calls for a national ‘black plaque scheme’.

Subjects: 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: July/ August 2020
  • Issue Count: 74
  • Published: Monthly

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