Involvement of nurses and midwives in screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful use of alcohol and other psychoactive substances

Hazel Watson, Alison Munro, Marsha Wilson, Susan M. Kerr, Jon Godwin

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

This report provides evidence on the involvement of nurses in screening and brief interventions which could be adopted or replicated in different contexts. The report highlights specifically the following areas:

Screening and brief interventions is a variety of settings;Nurses and midwives' practice of screening and delivering brief interventions;Facilitators and barriers to nurses and midwives' involvement in screening and brief interventions;Best practices supporting screening and brief interventions;Recommendations on policy, research, education and training and practice.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherWHO
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2010

Keywords

  • midwifery
  • alcohol
  • psychoactive substances
  • nursing

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