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A critical account of obtaining research governance approval

01 December 2005

Nurse Researcher

Research process

Research governance strategies, as currently operated are potentially limiting the conduct of research, especially multi-centre studies. The authors provide an...

Becoming a governor of an NHS foundation trust

16 June 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nurses have a key role in the successful governance of NHS foundation trusts, either as staff governors or representatives of the public. This article explores the...

Obtaining corporate information from NHS foundation trusts

25 June 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Foundation trusts have boards of directors that are responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation, planning services and developing strategy. Unlike...

Becoming a governor of an NHS foundation trust

10 June 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nurses have a key role in the successful governance of NHS foundation trusts, either as staff governors or representatives of the public. This article explores the...

Freedom to innovate

04 January 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

Clinicians discuss the benefits and challenges of the community foundation trust model for delivering healthcare services in England.

Intermediate care in a primary care trust

11 February 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Improving the quality of care for older people has been a key aim of the NHS for many years and is an important part of the NHS Plan (DoH 2000). The National Sen/ice...

The supervisory ward manager’s role: progress on Compassion in Practice action area four

28 September 2017

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

In 2012, the Department of Health published Compassion in Practice, which included six areas for action. Action area four suggests that ward managers and leaders...

An uncertain future

22 February 2011

Nursing Standard

Feature

The NHS relies heavily on the voluntary sector to deliver health care, but future provision is uncertain under GP commissioning consortia.

History matters

02 January 2008

Nursing Standard

Analysis

When politicians turn to history it is usually to justify their policies rather than to learn real lessons – much to historians’ irritation.

Ministers told to give district nurses more autonomy

03 March 1999

Nursing Standard

News

HEALTH SERVICE managers do not understand district nursing services and need to co-ordinate them better as part of the NHS modernisation programme, a government...
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