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Newsroom

Online access to RCN research conference now available

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

RCNi Nurse Awards 2020 launches on 30 October, with entries invited in 11 categories

Could you be the RCN Nurse of the Year in the year of the nurse?

Entries open for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020, your chance to promote your work and specialty

Applications invited for new children's nursing research awards

Two awards on offer for a children's nurse and nursing student to present their research

Child

Bubbly little girl needs a “forever home” – can you help?

Lambeth Council are appealing to all members of the caring community

Anne Marie Rafferty

RCN president recognised for ‘outstanding contribution’ to health research

Fellowship helps to highlight nurses’ role in research, says Anne Marie Rafferty

Scotland passes safe staffing law

Scotland now has the first legislation of its kind in the UK to apply to all clinical groups

Evidence and Practice

Is Facebook a viable recruitment tool?

Background Effective participant recruitment strategies are crucial to the success of...

Using storylines for bilingual dissemination of a grounded theory

Using storylines for bilingual dissemination of a grounded theory

Background A storyline in a grounded theory study plays two important roles: an analytical...

Decision-tables for inferential statistical tests in comparative and correlation studies

Structured decision-tables can help in choosing which statistical tests to use

Strategies for balancing internal and external validity in evaluations of interventions

Review of strategies in an evaluation of a cognitive-behavioural intervention for insomnia

Implementing the actor-partner interdependence model for dyadic data analysis

This article may help to create a more consistent framework for nurse researchers

Memory in narratives and stories: implications for nursing research

The meanings underpinning memories are central to qualitative enquiry and are to be valued

Opinion

Illustration of bereaved person

Conducting research into end of life care

What to consider when undertaking research with vulnerable participants

Free

A medal that shows how far nurse research has come

Nurses should seek opportunities to showcase the quality work being done by nurse researchers in all areas of practice

Collecting data in research

How careful planning can ensure fewer problems are encountered in data collection

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