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Time to shine a light on primary healthcare nursing

26 September 2018

Primary Health Care


Primary healthcare nursing is the cornerstone of any healthcare service and encompasses nurses from various backgrounds with a multitude of skills, including...

Theoretical frameworks in qualitative research: finding the right approach

18 March 2019

Nurse Researcher


Qualitative researchers explore phenomena to discover meaning through descriptive and interpretative approaches. Within the plethora of literature, qualitative...

Application of meta-summary to derive a measurement instrument from the literature: a method exemplar

15 November 2018

Nurse Researcher


Background Measurement tools are a common method to collect data in observational and survey research. Nurse researchers have developed numerous scales and...

We should not overlook women’s sexual health during the pandemic

29 July 2020

Primary Health Care


In these unprecedented times, healthcare in acute care setting has focused on treatment and reducing the transmission of COVID-19.

Nurse prescribing: developing confidence, autonomy and collaboration

21 April 2021

Primary Health Care

Nurse prescribing

Nurse prescribing has been introduced in many countries with benefits for patients, prescribing clinicians and healthcare systems. However, nurse prescribing is not...

Adaptation and validation of a survey instrument measuring perceived preparedness of nursing graduates

18 July 2016

Nurse Researcher

Evidence & practice

Background In Australia, a significant percentage of bachelor of nursing students are employed in the aged care sector, or in aged care settings, as assistants in...

Storytelling: an approach that can help to develop resilience

01 April 2010

Nurse Researcher


Stories convey values and emotions, and can reveal the differences and similarities between people’s experiences. Elucidating personal stories involves sharing which...

A four-stage framework for conducting feminist storytelling research

21 February 2019

Nurse Researcher


Background Storytelling is a contemporary research method increasingly used in qualitative interpretive research. Despite its popularity, there is a paucity of...