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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

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

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RCNi Decision Support: find out how our new digital tool can enhance your practice

Advice from experts will help nurses base their clinical decision-making on best practice

Evidence and Practice

Postpositivist critical realism: philosophy, methodology and method for nursing research

Postpositivist critical realism: philosophy, methodology and method for nursing research

An overview of Bhaskar’s critical realism and its methods

Online forums for data collection: ethical challenges from a study exploring women’s views of birth plans

Online forums for data collection: ethical challenges of study of views of birth plans

Ethical considerations of collecting women's views through online forums

Potential challenges of using narrative inquiry with at-risk young people

Potential challenges of using narrative inquiry with at-risk young people

An overview of the challenges when conducting narrative research with at-risk young people

Strategies for using non-participatory video research methods in general practice

Strategies for using non-participatory video research methods in general practice

Each stage stage needs consideration, particularly its preparation and when collecting data

Challenges and reflections from an international, humanitarian, short-term surgical mission on collecting ethnographic data in a remote environment

A short-term surgical mission on collecting ethnographic data in a remote environment

A reflexive contribution on collecting such data in an acute surgical setting

Transcription, analysis, interpretation and translation in cross-cultural research

Transcription, analysis, interpretation and translation in cross-cultural research

Researchers undertaking cross-cultural studies must be culturally competent

Opinion

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Collecting data in research

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

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Research team

Successful researchers rarely tend to work in isolation

Liz Halcomb on the attibutes of good researchers and the value of teamwork

Research framework

Finding the right approach to theoretical frameworks in qualitative research

An introduction to five Nurse Researcher articles on the use of theoretical frameworks

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

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

Research should be part of nurses’ daily work

Trust creates new post of clinical professor to help nurses develop research skills