Research should be part of nurses’ daily work
Trust creates new post of clinical professor to help nurses develop research skills
Research should be a key component of day-to-day nursing, says Fiona Nolan, whose career combines clinical and academic work.
‘Undertaking research is an area that we don’t develop during our clinical careers – and that’s to the huge detriment of ourselves and our profession,’ argues Professor Nolan, who has been appointed to a new post of clinical professor in nursing at London's Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, which provides a range of mental health services and psychological therapies.
‘It’s a new development and an exciting one,’ says Professor Nolan. Working for a day or so each week, she will...
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