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Substitution

Nurses should not be replaced by less qualified staff, says ICN

International Council of Nurses warns that use of under-qualified staff can affect patient...

Student placement

Nursing student’s petition calls for living wage for students on clinical placement

Nursing student’s petition highlights financial toll of placements

‘New health secretary has never worked in healthcare – so he must listen to nurses’

RCN hopes health secretary Matt Hancock will use insights offered by nursing workforce

Ethel Armstrong

NHS at 70: 'a great British achievement' says PM as veteran nurse runs NHS...

@NHS Twitter account is being run for the day by 87-year-old Ethel Armstrong, who was...

Online access to RCN research conference now available

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

Evidence and Practice

Assessment

Content validation of the evidence-based nursing practice assessment tool

Background The authors designed the evidence-based nursing practice assessment tool (EBNPAT...

Translation

Challenges in adapting a survey: ensuring cross-cultural equivalence

Background The increase in the number of international research studies means more surveys...

A reflection on the challenges in interviewing Arab participants

A reflection on the challenges in interviewing Arab participants

Background Cultural beliefs and ways of thinking need to be considered when interviewing...

Malaysian culture

Using hermeneutic phenomenology and the ethnographic principle of cultural...

Background The interpretive paradigm and hermeneutic phenomenological design are the most...

Reflections of a black African insider researcher

Reflections of a black African insider researcher

Background There is a growing body of literature providing reflective accounts and critical...

The use of the Medical Research Council framework in the study of complex interventions in nursing: a literature review

The use of the Medical Research Council framework in the study of complex interventions...

Background Nursing care addresses several complex interventions and international research...

Opinion

Encouraging professionalism in research-informed practice environments

How the National Institute for Health Research is putting evidence at the heart of decision-...

Ineffective practices

Have your say on stopping rules and procedures that do no good

Senior research fellow Gillian Janes reports on work under way to identify ineffective...

Understanding research from different cultures

Hae-Ra Han focuses on culture and introduces five new Nurse Researcher articles relating to...

Careers

Research should be part of nurses’ daily work

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

Sonia Duffy

‘While we treat diseases, we do not treat the root cause’

When and why did you develop an interest in research? During my master’s degree, I was able...

Janet Carpenter

Pay attention to serendipity

When and why did you develop an interest in research? My first nursing job was as a staff...

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