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Newsroom

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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nurse consults tablet device

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

Methodological considerations when using ethnography to explore home care

Methodological considerations when using ethnography to explore home care

Background Ethnography has been widely and successfully used in nursing and healthcare...

Developing sustainable nursing and allied health professional research capacity

Developing sustainable nursing and allied health professional research capacity

Helping nurses to be more confident in supporting others to develop their research skills

Evaluation of the burdens and benefits of participation in research by parents of children with life-limiting illnesses

Evaluating participation in research by parents of children with life-limiting illnesses

The importance of assessing the burdens and benefits of parents' participation

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

Opinion

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Image of three small female figures as if playing on a dart that has landed in the centre of a target. It is timely for all nurses to actively seek opportunities to showcase the quality work being done by nurse researchers in all areas of practice.

A medal that shows how far nurse research has come

Nurses should seek opportunities to showcase the quality work being done by nurse...

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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

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

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

Research should be part of nurses’ daily work

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