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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

Reflections on developing a conceptual framework to support a constructivist grounded theory study on compassion in nursing

Reflections on developing a conceptual framework to support a constructivist grounded...

Background Developing a conceptual framework to underpin the design of qualitative research...

A literature review to guide novice researchers using Q methodology in the development of a framework for concourse management

A literature review to guide novice researchers using Q methodology in the development...

Background For novice Q methodology researchers, the development of the concourse is...

Using STML as a theoretical model for a qualitative case study

Using STML as a theoretical model for a qualitative case study

Background Selecting and applying an appropriate theoretical model is essential in research...

Implications for nursing and healthcare research of the general data protection regulation and retrospective reviews of patients’ data

Implications for nursing and healthcare research of the general data protection...

Background The European Union’s general data protection regulation (GDPR) came into effect...

Philosophy and quality? TAPUPASM as an approach to rigour in critical realist research

Philosophy and quality? TAPUPASM as an approach to rigour in critical realist research

Background Philosophical principles should guide how research is designed, conducted and...

Research

The challenges of researching drug-related emergency department presentations using...

Background Health research through review of medical charts is a useful way to understand...

Opinion

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Where could an RCNi Nurse Awards nomination take your project?

Commitment to Carers award nominees have helped tackle crucial issues for unpaid carers

Measuring research

Measuring up quantitative research methods

Liz Halcomb highlights the areas of debate and introduces four new articles

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Impact

Maximise your research impact to make a difference

High impact research, maximising research reach and measuring the effects should be priority

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

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...