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Sponsored: When is a swelling not an allergy?

This sponsored article describes emergency care for people with hereditary angioedema

Delay mandatory COVID vaccinations until spring, urges NHS leader

NHS Providers chief warns of a winter staffing crisis if compulsory vaccine plans go ahead

Anxiety, headaches and chest problems: sharp rise in nurse sickness since COVID-19

Winter well-being campaign aims to encourage staff to prioritise mental and physical health

Blood tube shortage: what nurses need to know

Non-urgent primary care and community testing in England halted until 17 September

Illustration of figure representing a nurse holding a row of posts that seem to be toppling

Building resilience at work: nurses join study on coping with stressful events

Critical care staff will learn strategies and skills to help them after COVID-19 pressures

Coronavirus reinfection: what we know so far

The risk for nurses, plus how to advise patients worried about contracting COVID again

Evidence and Practice

One size does not fit all – overcoming barriers to participant recruitment in...

Why you should read this article: • To gain an insight into recruitment barriers and...

Using Heidegger’s philosophy of dasein to support person-centred research

Why you should read this article: • To understand the concept of dasein and its relevance...

Developing and conducting appreciative inquiry interviews

Developing and conducting appreciative inquiry interviews

The importance of reflexivity in the appreciative inquiry research process

Open access
Undertaking pre-pilot work to gain an empathetic insight into participants’ perspectives

Undertaking pre-pilot work to gain an empathetic insight into participants’ perspectives

Pre-pilot work and a reflective approach can strengthen rigour, as well as assist in planning

Patient and public involvement in research design and oversight

Patient and public involvement in research design and oversight

Nurse researchers are ideally placed to collaborate with patients and public in research

Successful strategies for including adults with intellectual disabilities in research studies that use interpretative phenomenological analysis

Interpretative phenomenological analysis and adults with intellectual disabilities

Strategies for recruiting and collecting data from adults with intellectual disabilities


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


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Strategies for becoming a successful writer

Many experience writing challenges, but there are techniques and strategies that can help you

When and how to use silence

When and how to use silence in the narrative research interview

Philip John Archard and Michelle O’Reilly examine non-verbal data

Peer review: how to do it well

Tips for peer reviewers to ensure they can influence what is published


Clinical research: how getting involved gives your professional development a boost

Tips for taking an active role in nurse research, and why it’s exciting and rewarding work

How to rebuild positivity and move forward even when you’re exhausted

COVID-19 pandemic has left nurses traumatised, but healing is possible

From burnout to a top job in nursing research: what I’ve learned

Senior nurse researcher Jill Maben shares her tips for a move into research