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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

RCNi launches interactive decision support tool created by nurses for nurses

Evidence-based resource aids clinical decision-making at the bedside

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...

Evidence and Practice

Practical impressions of interpretative phenomenological analysis from the novice’s standpoint

Practical impressions of interpretative phenomenological analysis from the novice’s...

Background Interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) is an approach to qualitative...

A review of the non-equivalent control group post-test-only design

A review of the non-equivalent control group post-test-only design

Background Quantitative research designs are broadly classified as either experimental or...

Silence

Screaming silences: lessons from the application of a new research framework

Background The Silences Framework ( Serrant-Green 2011 ) originated from research exploring...

Data analysis

Using the framework approach to analyse qualitative data: a worked example

Background Data management and analysis are crucial stages in research, particularly...

Giving voice to adults with intellectual disabilities and experience of mental ill-health: validity of a psychosocial approach

Giving voice to adults with intellectual disabilities and experience of mental ill-...

Background Mental ill-health is more prevalent among adults with intellectual disabilities (...

A systematic review of structural equation modelling in nursing research

A systematic review of structural equation modelling in nursing research

Background A growing number of nursing studies have used structural equation modelling (SEM...

Opinion

Qualitative analysis

An exploration of different qualitative analysis techniques

Lucie Ramjan introduces five new Nurse Researcher articles relating to qualitative analysis...

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Predatory publishing

Time to 'fight the fakes' and stand against predatory publishers...

A concerted effort from researchers is needed to combat research papers with no peer review...

Encouraging professionalism in research-informed practice environments

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

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...