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Online access to RCN research conference now available

Something of interest for every nurse as international nursing conference speeches go online

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Volunteers helping to distribute fresh food in east London during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: not a ‘mental health crisis’, healthcare experts warn

Anxiety and depression during pandemic are features of ‘mental wellness, not mental illness’

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Older nurse makes notes on a clipboard, with younger nurses standing behind her, viewing a lung X-ray

Coronavirus response: scepticism at plan to bring former clinicians out of retirement

Nurses’ concerns over how quickly older nurses could be deployed – and risks they’d face

Florence Nightingale Foundation logo

Florence Nightingale Foundation’s new academy will develop nurse leaders

Initiative aims to influence health policy and promote an evidence-based culture

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RCNi’s new editorial advisory board chair named

Alison Dinning brings insights from clinical leadership and workforce development roles

Nurses looking for a job

Undervalued, unsupported and stressed: why 1 in 3 nurses is looking for a new job

RCN employment survey finds pressures and lack of management support are often to blame

Evidence and Practice

Using exploratory factor analysis to define levels of ontology in critical realism

Why you should read this article: • To gain an understanding of the ontology of critical...

Psychoanalytically informed research interviewing: notes on the free association...

Why you should read this article: • To understand what it means to undertake and analyse...

How to synthesise original findings back into the literature: a reintroduction to...

Why you should read this article: • To understand how concurrent analysis can be used to...

The application and tailoring of Colaizzi’s phenomenological approach to a hospital...

Why you should read this article: • To consider the application of a phenomenological...

Exploring the challenges of using electronic health record systems in nursing research

Why you should read this article: • To understand the research potential of electronic...

The conceptual framework and the iterative elements of doctoral nursing research design

The conceptual framework and the iterative elements of doctoral nursing research design

The research design element should reflect the iterative reality of the process

Opinion

Florence Nightingale RCNi challenge page

Be more Florence: why the voices of nurse and midwifery researchers must be heard

Nurses and midwives should unite to progress nursing and midwifery research agendas

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Picture shows a woman using a computer and writing in a notebook.  Liz Halcomb, editor of Nurse Researcher, lists five reasons why it is worth taking the extra step of publishing work about your methodology or research methods.

How you can help other researchers to expand their thinking

Why not take the extra step of publishing work about your methodology or research methods

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SAlly Kitchin and colleagues collecting the 2019 RCNi Commitment to Carers Award

Improving the health and well-being of unpaid carers – initiatives with impact

How Commitment to Carers award nominees have shared their work and inspired others

Students

What a career in research nursing can offer

Research is a part of the NHS remit but students have little exposure to it during training

Careers

Rachel Taylor with a research participant

Here’s why this is an exciting time to be a clinical research nurse

There is more guidance and support now for nurses who want to combine research with practice

Lucy Cooper

Paediatric clinical research advanced nurse practitioner

Lucy Cooper talks about her inspiration and challenges

Clinical academic nursing

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