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Online access to RCN research conference now available

Something of interest for every nurse as international nursing conference speeches go online

Image of two abstract figures facing each other. This article argues that children’s continence services need to be integrated and community-based to provide effective care

Applications invited for new children's nursing research awards

Two awards on offer for a children's nurse and nursing student to present their research

Child

Bubbly little girl needs a “forever home” – can you help?

Lambeth Council are appealing to all members of the caring community

Anne Marie Rafferty

RCN president recognised for ‘outstanding contribution’ to health research

Fellowship helps to highlight nurses’ role in research, says Anne Marie Rafferty

Scotland passes safe staffing law

Scotland now has the first legislation of its kind in the UK to apply to all clinical groups

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Patient’s Choice: The inspirational nurses nominated by the public

The award enables patients and their families to recognise nurses who have made a difference

Evidence and Practice

Decision-tables for choosing commonly applied inferential statistical tests in comparative and correlation studies

Decision-tables for inferential statistical tests in comparative and correlation studies

Structured decision-tables can help in choosing which statistical tests to use

Strategies for balancing internal and external validity in evaluations of interventions

Strategies for balancing internal and external validity in evaluations of interventions

Review of strategies in an evaluation of a cognitive-behavioural intervention for insomnia

Implementing the actor-partner interdependence model for dyadic data analysis: an overview for the nurse researcher

Implementing the actor-partner interdependence model for dyadic data analysis

This article may help to create a more consistent framework for nurse researchers

Memory in narratives and stories: implications for nursing research

Memory in narratives and stories: implications for nursing research

The meanings underpinning memories are central to qualitative enquiry and are to be valued

Temporality and existential mood in Heideggerian phenomenology

Temporality and existential mood in Heideggerian phenomenology

Background The philosophical perspective of a research methodology should explicitly...

Using the literary folkloristic method to understand why people refuse medical interventions

Using literary folkloristic method to understand why people refuse medical interventions

Healthcare providers should account for the viewpoints of those directly affected

Opinion

Illustration of bereaved person

Conducting research into end of life care

What to consider when undertaking research with vulnerable participants

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A medal that shows how far nurse research has come

Nurses should seek opportunities to showcase the quality work being done by nurse researchers in all areas of practice

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Collecting data in research

How careful planning can ensure fewer problems are encountered in data collection

Students

What a career in research nursing can offer

Research is a part of the NHS remit but students have little exposure to it during training

Careers

Rachel Taylor with a research participant

Here’s why this is an exciting time to be a clinical research nurse

There is more guidance and support now for nurses who want to combine research with practice

Lucy Cooper

Paediatric clinical research advanced nurse practitioner

Lucy Cooper talks about her inspiration and challenges

Clinical academic nursing

How to build a career that combines clinical and research skills

Clinical academic nursing is relatively new but growing, with a career framework to match