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.

The mentor’s tale: a reflexive account of semi-structured interviews

In this article, Helen Hand provides an account of personal experience as a novice...

Ethnography and reflexivity: emotions and feelings in fieldwork

In this paper, Glynis Pellatt focuses on the importance of reflexivity, with...

Reflexivity: a personal journey during data collection

In this article Mary Carolan explores the notion of reflexivity as it applies to...

Requesting access for research purposes: issues and guidelines

One of the main considerations in the early stages of the research process is the...

Illuminative case study design: a new approach to the evaluation of continuing...

Drawing on illuminative evaluation methods originally developed for use in...

Using conjoint interviews to research the lived experience of elderly rural couples

Understanding the experiences of elderly rural couples in accessing health services...

The ethics of research with children

In this article, the focus of which is research with children, Peter Allmark...

An approach to the phenomenological analysis of data

In this paper, Helena Priest describes and justifies a phenomenological research...

The final hurdle: preparation for the PhD viva examination

The viva examination is the culmination of the PhD process. However, it is...

Interaction as an ethically sensitive subject of research

In this paper, Hanna Maijala, Päivi Åstedt-Kurki and Eija Paavilainen discuss...

Illustrating the ethical dimensions of action research

Graham Williamson and Sue Prosser discuss the ethical dimensions of action research...

The whole story: towards an ethical research methodology

In this paper Alex Carson and Gavin Fairbairn argue that closer links between...

An overview of three different approaches to the interpretation of qualitative data....

In this paper, the first of two, Helena Priest, Paula Roberts and Leslie Woods...

An overview of three different approaches to the interpretation of qualitative data....

This paper continues the discussion of the essential features and methods inherent...

Writing about nursing research: a storytelling approach

In this article Gavin Fairbairn and Alex Carson argue that much of what is written...

Eliciting nursing knowledge from practice: the dualism of nursing

Nursing knowledge has traditionally been examined and developed through the main...

Effective dissemination strategies

Dissemination of research findings or other key messages is increasingly...

Questionnaires from the heart: national agendas and private hopes

This article reflects on issues in mental health research from the user’s...

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