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What is a clinical academic nurse in primary care?

How to combine clinical practice with doctoral study, and find out about the skills and qualifications you need for this highly autonomous role

How to combine clinical practice with doctoral studies, and find out about the skills and qualifications you need for this highly autonomous role

What is a clinical academic?

A clinical academic undertakes a dual role as a clinician and health researcher and any clinician, whether nurse, allied health professional or doctor, can be a clinical academic.

Many clinical academics are based in universities but continue to work clinically, using their expertise to support the health and care system wherever they are based. The role enables clinical experience to inform research ideas so that research is based on the needs of the patients.

What does your role involve?

As a clinical academic research nurse

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