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Nursing studies

What a career in research nursing can offer

Research is a large part of the remit of the NHS, but most students have little exposure to research nursing during their training

Research is a large part of the remit of the NHS, but most students have little exposure to research nursing during their training

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is running a campaign to encourage nurses and midwives to consider a career in research.

The campaign Keep Making a Difference is aimed at nurses nearing retirement, returning from a career break or seeking a career change. But engaging with nursing students and newly qualified nurses is equally important in getting the message across about how exciting a career in research nursing can be.

Research is a large part of the remit of the NHS, with increasing numbers of patients choosing to participate in clinical studies in a variety of specialities.

Advocates for their patients

Clinical research nurses are important contributors to the clinical trials workforce.

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