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Insider ethnography: tinker, tailor, researcher or spy?

01 July 2007

Nurse Researcher


Maxine Simmons reflects on her experiences as an ‘insider’ ethnographer – a senior manager undertaking research with nurse consultants within her own employing...

Researcher or nurse? Difficulties of undertaking semi-structured interviews on sensitive topics

24 September 2014

Nurse Researcher

Role conflict

Aim To reflect on the author’s personal and professional journey when undertaking semi-structured interviews on sensitive topics with potentially vulnerable people....

Role conflict: appropriateness of a nurse researcher’s actions in the clinical field

01 April 2005

Nurse Researcher


This study aimed to judge the appropriateness of a particular nurse researcher’s actions in a vignette from the clinical field, and to explore frameworks used to...

Tensions within management roles in healthcare organisations

Nursing Management

evidence & practice

Aim Aim This article reports the results of a study that gives an insight into ward leaders' perspectives of their leadership role and explores how they deliver...
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