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How to build a career that combines clinical and research skills

Clinical academic nursing is relatively new but growing, with a career framework to match
Clinical academic nursing

Clinical academic nursing is relatively new but growing, with a career framework to match

Research is the cornerstone of high-quality evidence-based nursing care, and it is well documented that NHS organisations that are research active demonstrate improved patient outcomes.

Over the past decade, there has been an increasing need to develop a more flexible nursing workforce.

Now more than ever, nurses need to be able to appraise and implement research evidence, as well as design and deliver programmes of research to adapt to the changing demands of healthcare systems.

Creativity and innovation

A clinical academic nurse is grounded in clinical practice, with research and

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