Role of the clinical research nurse in tissue viability
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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

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review

Received: 26 July 2012

Accepted: 19 October 2012