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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.

Research methods for formal consensus development

Aim This paper reviews three research methods for developing consensus.

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Portraiture: a methodology through which success and positivity can be explored and...

Aim To present an overview of portraiture. Background Nursing is increasingly embracing more...

The construction of context-mechanisms-outcomes in realistic evaluation

Aim To discuss the construction of context-mechanisms-outcomes (CMOs) developed as...

Reflecting on the use of photo elicitation with children

Aim To reflect on the use of photo elicitation as a data collection method when...

Blogs as a way to elicit feedback on research and engage stakeholders

Aim To reflect on the potential of blogs to enhance engagement with research, create a...

Exploring interprofessional practices in rapid response systems: a case study protocol

Aim To describe the development of a proposed case study protocol investigating...

Developing a national mentorship scheme to enhance the contribution of clinical...

Aim To provide a template for developing a national mentoring scheme to enhance the...

Engaging minorities in researching sensitive health topics by using a participatory...

Aim To report the use of a community participatory approach (PA) in a project...

Methodological tools for the collection and analysis of participant observation data...

Aim To give clarity to the analysis of participant observation in nursing when...

Conducting international nursing research: challenges and opportunities

Aim To describe practical experiences before, during and after gaining entry into...

Reflecting on the challenges of choosing and using a grounded theory approach

Aim To explore three different approaches to grounded theory and consider some of...

Lessons learned from conducting qualitative research in a hospital

Aim To examine unexpected barriers to the conduct of hospital research during a...

As others see us: what PhD students say about supervisors

Aim To explore the attitudes that doctoral students share with each other in an...

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’...

Conducting qualitative longitudinal research using interpretative phenomenological...

Aim To discuss the methodological and epistemological challenges experienced when...

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