Liz Charalambous shares her views on the complexities of nursing documentation
Research in emergency medicine allows clinical research nurses to hone specialist skills, argue Rachel O’Brien and Polly Black
Ian Dove suggests that research and clinical nursing could be combined into one role, one that would be perfectly suited for clinical nurse specialists
We must articulate the characteristics of the research nursing care patients receive so it can be woven into all nursing practice, say Emma Munro and Lisa Bayliss-Pratt
As part of a research project, Debbie Batstone, Jackie Waghorn and Claire Tobias trained a group of frontline mental health crisis practitioners in motivational interviewing skills. They tell us about that experience
Liz Charalambous works in a role that combines research and clinical practice, and explains why such hybrid roles are vital to bridge the gap between theory and practice
Education and research need to be integrated into practice, not isolated from it, and specialist centres have a central role to play in developing partnerships with other providers, higher education institutions and other bodies, believes Paul Fish
The role of clinical research nurses will be duly highlighted and promoted by the Shape of Caring Review, thinks Christine Norton
Are we doing enough for people living with dementia? This was the question posed to myself, Professor Alistair Burns, national clinical director for dementia, and Professor June Andrews, director of the Dementia Services Development Centre, at our panel session for the 2014 Health and Care Innovation Expo in March. A united audience firmly believed we were not.
As we celebrate International Clinical Trials Day next week (20 May), it is a useful time to reflect on how far nurses’ skills have come in supporting clinical research.