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At odds with the end of life care strategy

01 September 2008

Nursing Older People


Dying now most typically occurs in later life. As such, the publication of the End of life Care Strategy should be welcome news for older people and those who work...

Experiences of an insider researcher – interviewing your own colleagues

17 June 2021

Nurse Researcher

Grounded theory

Background The literature has described researching people you know or being an ‘insider’ researcher in a variety of settings. However, the literature has largely...

Being reflexive in research and clinical practice: a practical example

01 June 2022

Nurse Researcher

Practice overlap

Background Reflexivity is an invaluable skill for nurses and researchers, as it assists in closing the gap between research and practice and improves nursing...

Supporting people who have dementia to die with dignity

22 June 2009

Nursing Older People


This article highlights some of the key themes and challenges in the empirical, policy and clinical literature on end-of-life care for people with dementia. It is...

How to improve end of life care in acute hospitals

23 September 2009

Nursing Older People


This article highlights the need to improve care for older people dying in acute hospitals. It discusses the role that nurses have to play in promoting better care...