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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

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Older nurse makes notes on a clipboard, with younger nurses standing behind her, viewing a lung X-ray

Coronavirus response: scepticism at plan to bring former clinicians out of retirement

Nurses’ concerns over how quickly older nurses could be deployed – and risks they’d face

Florence Nightingale Foundation logo

Florence Nightingale Foundation’s new academy will develop nurse leaders

Initiative aims to influence health policy and promote an evidence-based culture

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RCNi’s new editorial advisory board chair named

Alison Dinning brings insights from clinical leadership and workforce development roles

Nurses looking for a job

Undervalued, unsupported and stressed: why 1 in 3 nurses is looking for a new job

RCN employment survey finds pressures and lack of management support are often to blame

Child

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

Lambeth Council are appealing to all members of the caring community

Evidence and Practice

The conceptual framework and the iterative elements of doctoral nursing research design

The conceptual framework and the iterative elements of doctoral nursing research design

The research design element should reflect the iterative reality of the process

Multi-ethnic environments

Constructivist grounded theory in mental-health recovery in multi-ethnic environments

CGT provides a flexible but systematic approach for multi-ethnic environments

Validity and reliability of the psychometric properties of a child abuse questionnaire

Validity and reliability of the psychometric properties of a child abuse questionnaire

The tools used to examine this concept need to be reliable and valid

Use of focus group data from countries with linguistic differences: translation, analysis and presentation

Use of focus group data from countries with linguistic differences

Exploring contemporary examples of translating, analysing and presenting focus group data

Ethical considerations when conducting research with children and young people with disabilities in health and social care

Ethical considerations when conducting research with young people with disabilities

Ethical issues on access, recruitment, consent, anonymity, confidentiality and other issues

Using group concept mapping to explore the complexities of managing children’s care

Using group concept mapping to explore the complexities of managing children’s care

The method can not only be appealing, but useful in aiding practice development

Opinion

Florence Nightingale RCNi challenge page

Be more Florence: why the voices of nurse and midwifery researchers must be heard

Nurses and midwives should unite to progress nursing and midwifery research agendas

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Picture shows a woman using a computer and writing in a notebook.  Liz Halcomb, editor of Nurse Researcher, lists five reasons why it is worth taking the extra step of publishing work about your methodology or research methods.

How you can help other researchers to expand their thinking

Why not take the extra step of publishing work about your methodology or research methods

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SAlly Kitchin and colleagues collecting the 2019 RCNi Commitment to Carers Award

Improving the health and well-being of unpaid carers – initiatives with impact

How Commitment to Carers award nominees have shared their work and inspired others

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