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When dad died When mum died

01 July 2005

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

For many individuals with a learning disability when a death occurs in the family, involvement may be mixed and varied. Reciprocal communication between carers and...

The Strategy for Research in Nursing in England: Initial impact

01 March 1994

Nurse Researcher

Issues in research

Researchers have often been criticised for their lack of responsibility for disseminating or implementing their findings (2-4). People speak of volumes of research...

A question of quality

30 March 2010

Nursing Standard


RCN fellows consider the challenges to care in their areas of expertise in a series of six articles, starting this week with education.

Nursing research’s ivory tower was knocked down long ago

20 April 2016

Nursing Standard


As a retired research nurse whose career spanned nearly 50 years, I am well qualified to challenge the view that nursing research used to consist of ‘obscure studies...

Use of reflexivity in a mixed-methods study

09 January 2013

Nurse Researcher

A&S Science

Aim To present a novice researcher’s use of a reflective research diary in the quantitive measure of a mixed methods study and to recommend resulting changes to...

Bowel cancer screening for people with learning disabilities: establishing principles for good practice

26 September 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in England, and with one in 20 people developing the condition, it is the second highest cause of cancer deaths. If...

Evaluating the role of modern matrons

01 May 2005

Nursing Management


AT THE END of January 2004, a team of nurse researchers from the RCN Institute, London, and the school of nursing and midwifery at the University of Sheffield...