Nursing Management

Nursing Management inspires and shares professional excellence in nursing leadership and patient care.

Read a sample edition of Nursing Management, May 2017
Read a sample edition
Nursing Management, May 2017

Focusing on management and leadership trends as they affect the nursing sector, Nursing Management provides trusted advice for senior managers, nurses in leadership roles and aspiring nurse leaders across all nursing disciplines.

It publishes original research, updates in policy or in practice guidelines, descriptions and case studies of service or professional development, literature reviews, shorter opinion articles and commissioned book reviews.

It also publishes continuing professional development articles to inform, support and educate nurses working in this field of practice, and to help contributors and their readers prepare for revalidation.

If you have an idea for an article or how to develop the journal online or in print, the editorial team wants to hear from you. Articles about the following topics are of particular interest:

  • Communication
  • Improving care
  • Patient safety
  • Information technology
  • Leadership
  • Staff development

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When you are ready to submit your article, you should do so online through Editorial Manager.

Meet the editorial team

Nick LipleyNick Lipley

Editor of Nursing Management

Nick has worked as a journalist specialising in the field of healthcare for more than 20 years. He joined what is now RCNi in 1998, as a member of the news team for Nursing Standard. He became editor of Nursing Management journal in 2002. Nick is also editor of Mental Health Practice.

If you need to get in touch, email or tweet @EditorNM

Barry QuinnBarry Quinn

Consultant editor of Nursing Management

Barry has worked for more than 30 years in healthcare, in hospitals and hospices and in the community sector in England and Ireland, and is a senior lecturer at King’s College London and the University of Surrey.

Barry holds a master’s degree in health science from the University of Manchester, a postgraduate teaching certificate from the University of West London and has completed a doctorate at King’s College London. He has completed the senior leadership programme through the King’s Fund and undertaken a Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care fellowship.

Alongside his clinical and teaching commitments, Barry is an invited speaker at international conferences and has published on a range of healthcare issues through peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He is particularly interested in leadership, co-design, new models of integrated care and a more person-centred approach to care and treatment. He has delivered workshops to multiprofessional teams exploring the emotional impact of working in healthcare. His doctoral thesis explored the importance of engaging with the personal story of living with advanced illness.

Barry has been a member of a number of editorial boards for many years and continues to review articles for international journals. He currently chairs a number of expert groups including the European Oral Care in Cancer Group and Managing Advanced Cancer Pain Together.

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