Role of the clinical research nurse in tissue viability
Beverley Hemingway Tissue viability research nurse, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Wakefield.
Carron Storey Tissue viability research nurse, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Wakefield.
Opportunities for nurses to be involved in clinical research have increased with the growing emphasis on research in the NHS. This article examines the experiences of two registered nurses adapting to the role of clinical research nurse in a pressure ulcer programme of research. The challenges, rewards and strategies involved are discussed.
Nursing Standard. 27, 24,62-68. doi: 10.7748/ns2013.02.27.24.62.e7113
Received: 26 July 2012
Accepted: 19 October 2012
Published in print: 13 February 2013Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review