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Nurses overlooked in DHSC learning disability and autism plan, says RCN lead

Move to get people out of mental health hospitals fails to engage with specialist staff

Calls to rethink plan to scrap health and social care BTEC amid growing staffing crisis

‘Reckless’ plan blocks pathway to nursing and deters potential recruits, warns NHS leader

Lord Lilley speaking in the House of Lords

Tory peer blasts ‘scandalous’ rejection of thousands of would-be nursing students

‘Rationing’ of university places condemned with 35,000 potential nursing students turned away

Nurses have endured a decade of falling wages, study finds

Health Foundation says pandemic and cost of living crisis necessitate a new approach to pay

Nurse studies at home

New nursing education institute aims to revolutionise learning ‘for tomorrow’s nurses’

RCN wants the institute to become a centre of excellence in nurse learning

Datix reports ignored or discouraged as staffing crisis prompts safety concerns

Nurses continue to log safe staffing concerns despite being told it’s a ‘pointless exercise’

Evidence and Practice

Using mobile phones, WhatsApp and phone interviews to explore how children’s hospice nurses manage long-term relationships with parents: a feasibility pilot

Exploring how children’s hospice nurses manage long-term relationships with parents

A feasibility study using mobile phones, WhatsApp and phone interviews

Handling missing data through prevention strategies in self-administered questionnaires: a discussion paper

Handling missing data through prevention strategies in self-administered questionnaires

A discussion paper on strategies to prevent missing data in self-administered questionnaires

Being reflexive in research and clinical practice: a practical example

Being reflexive in research and clinical practice: a practical example

Being reflexive as a researcher and a nurse can transform the care of patients and families

Reflecting on ‘insider’ and ‘outsider’ positionality when undertaking culturally sensitive research with young Pakistani men: insights from a female researcher

Reflecting on ‘insider’ and ‘outsider’ positionality in culturally sensitive research

Insights from a female researcher undertaking research with young Pakistani men

The changing paradigm of research delivery during a pandemic – a reflective account

The changing paradigm of research delivery during a pandemic – a reflective account

How clinical research nurse leaders in two NHS organisations responded to the pandemic

Experiences of a community of research practice: a service evaluation

Experiences of a community of research practice: a service evaluation

Learn about the benefits and challenges of a community of practice for research

Features

What inspired me to become a nurse – and why I choose to stay

Nurses reflect on their route into the profession and what keeps them motivated

How genomics is changing cancer nursing

What nurses working in cancer care need to know about genomics

Nurse-led project shows how rewarding a career in cancer research can be

Cancer Research UK senior nurse Ben Hood’s project ignites interest in cancer research role and boosts recruitment

Picture of Suriya Kirkpatrick, a senior cancer research nurse and genomics practitioner. In this article she and two other clinical research nurses share their accounts of a shift, offering an insight into their daily work.

A day in the life of a clinical research nurse

The shared diaries offer a taste of nursing life and its high points and challenges

Opinion

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

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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

Students

What is academic supervision and how can it help me get the most out of my studies?

How this support can help you keep your assignment on track – or even get you started

Clinical placement in a research and development team: what a nursing student can expect

Seeing clinical trials up close shows how medical ethics work in a real-world setting

Take a year out from study, get paid and boost your CV: an internship with a difference

Promoting academic careers with a combined teaching and clinical research role for students

Careers

What do clinical academic nurses do and would this dual role suit me?

How to use clinical experience to develop the evidence base that underpins patient care

What is coaching and how can it help me take my career to the next level?

Find out what to expect from career coaching and how it can offer you fresh perspective

Are you at a career crossroads? Advice for nurses looking to change direction

The pandemic has left many nurses thinking of changing their role. Here’s what to consider