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How my CAR-T therapy research seeks to improve cancer care and empower nurses

Study was started during the pandemic and seeks to find out more about this cancer treatment

Note to the new PM: the nursing workforce crisis can’t be outsourced

Fewer UK applicants accepted on courses will mean greater reliance on overseas recruitment

Incivility at work and its impact on your morale as well as patient safety

Anger and bad feeling are a threat to nurses’ well-being and must not be tolerated

Racist abuse in the NHS: ignoring patients’ prejudice doesn’t make it go away

Managers expect staff to put up with insults, and when we don’t we’re called confrontational

Mobile phones sharing information

Top tips for using social media in nursing research

Advice on promoting your and others’ work and building a trusted online community

When and how to use silence

Silence and the narrative research interview

Philip John Archard and Michelle O’Reilly examine non-verbal data

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Why it is vital to ensure the spotlight is put on nursing’s contribution in research

The significant value nurses’ can bring to research is in danger of being overlooked

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What have nurse researchers learned from the COVID-19 pandemic?

Elizabeth Halcomb looks at some of the key lessons and initiatives

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Mentoring

Finding the best mentor fit is vital for progressing your career

Budding nurse researchers and clinical nurses will blossom with the right mentor

Strategic plan for nurse research is a good foundation

Commitment and resourcing by policy-makers and government is essential to plan’s success

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Strategies for becoming a successful writer

Many experience writing challenges, but there are techniques and strategies that can help you

Peer review: how to do it well

Tips for peer reviewers to ensure they can influence what is published

Reviews

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Doing a Literature Review in Nursing, Health and Social Care (Second edition)

This book provides a concise and informative guide to the process of literature review in nursing, health and social care, and is applicable to students and professionals.

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An Adventure in Statistics: The Reality Enigma

If you are undertaking a research module or degree requiring statistics, then this textbook will be a valuable addition to your library.

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Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing

The chapters in this book vary in the depth, nature and quality of historical research they represent, but all are interesting and worth reading. Some focus on particular methods and others focus on various historical topics.

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An Introduction to Qualitative Research: Learning in the Field (Fourth edition)

Covering three central ideas– research is about learning, should be purposeful and must be conducted systematically – this book proves itself to be a comprehensive guide to qualitative research.

Applied Qualitative Research Design

Applied Qualitative Research Design: A Total Framework Approach

This book is suffused with the elements of what the authors call the total quality framework – namely credibility, analysability, transparency and usefulness. Each chapter is built around this framework so the important decisions needed throughout the stages of a qualitative research study are covered.

Action Research for Nurses

Action Research for Nurses

The authors of this long overdue book offer a cogent critique of the current body of nursing and research knowledge guided by three basic questions: » What constitutes nursing knowledge? » How is knowledge acquired? » How is nursing knowledge put to use?