Clinical

Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Researcher or nurse? Difficulties of undertaking semi-structured interviews on...

Aim To reflect on the author’s personal and professional journey when undertaking semi-...

Nurses’ experiences of ethnographic fieldwork

Aim To reflect on the experiences of nurses performing ethnographic fieldwork in...

Social research design: framework for integrating philosophical and practical elements

Aim To provide and elucidate a comprehensible framework for the design of social...

Explaining why nurses remain in or leave bedside nursing: a critical ethnography

Aim To describe the application of critical ethnography to explain nurses’...

Use of theoretical and conceptual frameworks in qualitative research

Aim To debate the definition and use of theoretical and conceptual frameworks in...

Being a practitioner: an application of Heidegger’s phenomenology

Aim To explain how Heidegger’s phenomenology can be applied to investigations of...

What does originality in research mean? A student’s perspective

Aim To provide a student’s perspective of what it means to be original when...

Reaching a consensus on service-user involvement in courses for professionals

Aim To describe how a workshop that used a modified nominal group technique (NGT)...

Ethics and originality in doctoral research in the UK

Aim To show that the ethics governance process in the UK is not necessarily...

Using Facebook and participant information clips to recruit emergency nurses for...

Aim To examine the use of social networking sites in recruiting research...

Challenges in combining different data sets during analysis when using grounded theory

Aim To describe the challenges in combining two data sets during grounded theory...

Using case study research as a rigorous form of inquiry

Aim To describe how case study research (CSR) was used inductively as an all-...

The roots and development of constructivist grounded theory

Aim To deconstruct how Charmaz’s constructivist grounded theory (CGT) evolved from...

Adapting qualitative research strategies to technology savvy adolescents

Aim To adapt research strategies involving adolescents in a grounded theory...

An introduction to the biographical narrative interpretive method

Aim To introduce the biographical narrative interpretive method (BNIM) to nurse...

Conducting qualitative research in the context of pre-existing peer and collegial...

Aim To highlight issues and challenges faced in recruitment and interviewing during...

Breaking from binaries – using a sequential mixed methods design

Aim To outline the traditional worldviews of healthcare research and discuss the...

Challenges and solutions during analysis in a longitudinal narrative case study

Aim To describe the challenges faced by those performing complex qualitative analysis during...

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