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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

Evaline_Omondi

RCN congress agrees that government should stop health surcharge for overseas nurses

Kenyan nurse Evaline Omondi explained how the fee had affected her family

Pests

Nurses' dirty and unsafe working conditions are disrupting patient care – Labour...

'Extent of pest infestations and crumbling NHS buildings are legacy of underinvestment'

Michael Traynor

RCN International Nursing Research Conference 2018 lines up leading speakers from...

Resilience, changing nursing roles and financial challenges will be discussed at an...

Could YOU be RCN Nurse of the Year 2018?

Last few days to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards, the profession's top accolade, as the February...

Depression linked to genes associated with mood, anxiety

People affected by depression may have genes associated with anxiety, worry and low mood, a...

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

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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Further study for further development: the primacy of postgraduate studies

Since nursing became an all-graduate profession, undertaking a master's degree has become an...

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