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Developing a collaborative research partnership

Elaine Beddingham Professional development lead, Centre for Practice Learning, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Chesterfield, England
Bill Whitehead Head of Health Care Practice, University of Derby, Derby, England

This article details a collaborative research project undertaken in an acute NHS foundation trust, in partnership with a local higher education institution (HEI). The article identifies enablers and challenges to working in this type of collaboration and discusses the implications for the development of similar projects.

Nursing Standard. 29, 40, 44-47. doi: 10.7748/ns.29.40.44.e9480


Peer review

All articles are subject to external double-blind peer review and checked for plagiarism using automated software.

Received: 08 August 2014

Accepted: 29 January 2015