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All professionals must make critical choices about what information they use to inform their practice. This is true of me as a librarian, and even more so of health professionals such as nurses.
The peculiar term ‘cultural cringe’ describes an internalised inferiority complex that causes people to dismiss their own culture.
'Wicked problems require creative solutions'Subscription
How can student nurses, newly qualified nurses and health and social care professionals make a difference, ruminates student nurse Leanne
People who know me will know I’ve spent a great deal of my career talking about evidence-based practice and developing cultures in which turning knowledge into action is easy.
As the end of her PhD approaches, Liz shares her thoughts on how the role of nurses within research is expanding
It might seem that with the current staffing pressures facing the nursing profession, that the last thing anyone would have time for is thinking about clinical research.
Research in care homes found that where properly supported, volunteers can improve the wellbeing of residents, relatives and even staff
For some time, I’ve questionned the accuracy of measuring liquid medication and how much is wasted in the process. I recognised that both administering and auditing liquid medication has unique problems and the current system of decanting to measure amounts given against stock has several drawbacks.
Simple nasal rinses could help relieve chest and breathlessness symptoms in asthma patients, according to new research presented today at a conference in London.
'Is research always conducted ethically?'Subscription
Suraiya’s role as a volunteer befriender has given her insight into the potential impact healthcare research can unwittingly have on patients.