The NIHR has just published its new strategy for clinical research nurses. Clare Meachin explains how this will support the specialty, help develop a culture of research and innovation, and make a difference to patients and the public
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
Lisa Bayliss Pratt and Susan Hamer call for a development strategy for the clinical research nurse workforce, which they deem essential to ensure we have the skills we need to support this key area of growth
Hardly a day goes by without nurses being put in the line of fire for their lack of care and compassion. The release of the Francis report will inevitably intensify the focus
Ambulatory emergency care (AEC), or same-day emergency care, is an evolving approach in which appropriate adult emergency patients can be diagnosed, treated and discharged from hospital on the same day.
Over the last six months, I have been privileged to meet and work with around 300 senior nurses from across England.
For the last 25 years, I have been working in the field of wound healing and more recently in lymphoedema.
People with rarer cancers deserve the same support and information as those with more common cancers
Nurses must embrace technology as part of ensuring high-quality care
Nurses need to demonstrate their contribution to care by describing, measuring and comparing what they do at an international level
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