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Putting it into practice

How do we put research into practice in the surgery or the hospital ward? Each week we’ll pick out a practice article and pose some topics for debate and you can pose your own questions too… 

All posts from: August 2013

What affects managers’ ability to do their job?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 26 Aug 2013

Article: Developing a leadership competency modelAbstract

How much time do you spend on patient care?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 12 Aug 2013

This week we published research into how much time nurses spend directly caring for patients. Unsurprisingly, the research supported the view that much care is provided by healthcare assistants, but it also challenged the assumption that nurses do not spend enough time with their patients.Abstract

What barriers are there to becoming a nurse prescriber?

Posted by Fran EntwistleMon, 5 Aug 2013

Blanchflower J et al (2013) Breaking through the barriers to nurse prescribing. Nursing Times; 109: 31/32, 12-13