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A negative lateral flow test result for coronavirus

Shorter self-isolation time gets you back to work sooner – but is it worth extra risk?

Science adviser admits rule-change comes with risk, as RCN calls for nurse exemption

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Mandatory vaccinations for nurses would be ‘sabotage’ amid staffing pressures, says RCN

College joins demands to delay making jabs compulsory from April for front-line staff

Coronavirus vaccine phials as TUC calls on halt of NHS vaccine mandate plan

Impending vaccine mandate is not what under-pressure NHS staff need, ministers told

Forcing jabs on unvaccinated staff will only exacerbate long-term staffing crisis – TUC boss

Pay: top CEOs earn more than 100 times the salary of the average nurse

Unions say figures show ‘something fundamentally wrong with British society’

Loneliness and mental health struggles at Christmas: staff urged to seek support

Winter pressures and shift schedules can affect well-being, but support is available

University team wants nurses’ input on protective gown designs

Ever thought your personal protective equipment could be better designed?

Evidence and Practice

One size does not fit all – overcoming barriers to participant recruitment in qualitative research

Overcoming barriers to participant recruitment in qualitative research

Successful recruitment requires researchers to be flexible, innovative and persistent

Using Heidegger’s philosophy of dasein to support person-centred research

Using Heidegger’s philosophy of dasein to support person-centred research

Dasein places people in a holistic context and values what is important to them

Developing and conducting appreciative inquiry interviews

The importance of reflexivity in the appreciative inquiry research process

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Undertaking pre-pilot work to gain an empathetic insight into participants’ perspectives

Undertaking pre-pilot work to gain an empathetic insight into participants’ perspectives

Pre-pilot work and a reflective approach can strengthen rigour, as well as assist in planning

Patient and public involvement in research design and oversight

Patient and public involvement in research design and oversight

Nurse researchers are ideally placed to collaborate with patients and public in research

Successful strategies for including adults with intellectual disabilities in research studies that use interpretative phenomenological analysis

Interpretative phenomenological analysis and adults with intellectual disabilities

Strategies for recruiting and collecting data from adults with intellectual disabilities

Features

How genomics is changing cancer nursing

What nurses working in cancer care need to know about genomics

Nurse-led project shows how rewarding a career in cancer research can be

Cancer Research UK senior nurse Ben Hood’s project ignites interest in cancer research role and boosts recruitment

Picture of Suriya Kirkpatrick, a senior cancer research nurse and genomics practitioner. In this article she and two other clinical research nurses share their accounts of a shift, offering an insight into their daily work.

A day in the life of a clinical research nurse

The shared diaries offer a taste of nursing life and its high points and challenges

Opinion

Strategic plan for nurse research is a good foundation

Commitment and resourcing by policy-makers and government is essential to plan’s success

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Strategies for becoming a successful writer

Many experience writing challenges, but there are techniques and strategies that can help you

When and how to use silence

Silence and the narrative research interview

Philip John Archard and Michelle O’Reilly examine non-verbal data

Careers

Are you at a career crossroads? Advice for nurses looking to change direction

The pandemic has left many nurses thinking of changing their role. Here’s what to consider

Clinical research: how getting involved gives your professional development a boost

Tips for taking an active role in nurse research, and why it’s exciting and rewarding work

How to rebuild positivity and move forward even when you’re exhausted

COVID-19 pandemic has left nurses traumatised, but healing is possible