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Nurse academics set for RCN International Nursing Research Conference

Nurse academics from across the world will visit Oxford this week for the RCN International Nursing Research Conference and Exhibition 2017.
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Nurse academics from across the world will visit Oxford this week for the RCN International Nursing Research Conference and Exhibition 2017.

The overarching theme of this years conference is influencing, and delegates will debate how research influences policy and political decision making.

The conference will run from Wednesday to Friday, with a mix of speeches, symposiums and poster exhibitions.

On Wednesday, the opening keynote speech will be made by the University of Oxford Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences Trish Greenhalgh.

Professor Greenhalghs speech is entitled Evidence-based policy? Really?

Her talk will be followed by a series of concurrent sessions and networking opportunities.

Safe staffing

After opening remarks from chair Ruth Harris, day two will begin with a talk on safe staffing from

Nurse academics from across the world will visit Oxford this week for the RCN International Nursing Research Conference and Exhibition 2017.

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The University of Southampton’s Jane Ball will speak about safe staffing. Picture: Nathan Clarke

The overarching theme of this year’s conference is ‘influencing’, and delegates will debate how research influences policy and political decision making.

The conference will run from Wednesday to Friday, with a mix of speeches, symposiums and poster exhibitions.

On Wednesday, the opening keynote speech will be made by the University of Oxford Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Science’s Trish Greenhalgh.

Professor Greenhalgh’s speech is entitled ‘Evidence-based policy? Really?’

Her talk will be followed by a series of concurrent sessions and networking opportunities.

Safe staffing

After opening remarks from chair Ruth Harris, day two will begin with a talk on safe staffing from the University of Southampton’s Jane Ball.

On Friday, the final keynote speech will be made by University of Kent professor of community nursing and public health Sally Kendall.

Professor Kendall’s speech, ‘Influencing policy through nursing research in primary and community care’, will be followed by more concurrent sessions and afternoon symposiums.

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