#whywedoresearch

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat will be held on Wednesday the 18th of May between 8-9 pm (UK time) and will be hosted by Kelly Young who is the Children’s Theme Team Lead for the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network (@mrskellyyoung) and will focus on the #whywedoresearch campaign. Participating in the Twitter chat requires a […]

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The challenges & rewards of combing teaching & learning, research & scholarly activity

Joanna Smith (@josmith175), Lecturer Children’s Nursing, University of Leeds & Associate Editor EBN I have worked in higher education for 15 years, and draw on over 15 years’ clinical experiences, primarily caring for children with complex needs to inform my teaching and research. I qualified as a registered general nurse in 1986, and registered children’s […]

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The #hellomynameis campaign reaches its 3rd anniversary

This weeks ENB twitter chat on Wednesday the 2nd of March between 8-9pm(GMT) UK will be hosted by Kate Granger a doctor, but also a terminally ill cancer patient. and founder of the #hellomynameis campaign, and will focus on the importance of healthcare workers introducing themselves to patients. Participating in the twitter chat requires a Twitter account; […]

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Consulting with young people about their health needs

Dr Linda Milnes, Associate Professor in Children and Young People’s Nursing, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds http://medhealth.leeds.ac.uk/profile/1100/1403/linda_milnes Twitter @LindaMilnes As the 2015 update of Key Data for Adolescence (Association for Young People’s Health) was published, last September, once again we are alerted to the fact that one fifth of the UK’s population are 10-24 […]

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Could embracing the ‘slow movement’ help manage change?

Dr Joanna Smith, Lecturer Children’s Nursing, University of Leeds and Associate Editor Evidence Based Nursing @josmith175              Developed counties are facing an ageing population, unprecedented advancements in medical technology, changing disease profiles and the influence of lifestyle choices on health and well-being, and increased patient expectations, which are challenging the future […]

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Improving Care: One Small Step at a Time

Kirsten Huby, Lecturer in Children’s Nursing, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds @KirstenHuby As healthcare and patient needs change, so too must nursing and nurses to meet new and increasingly complex needs. The move to an all-graduate profession is critical to ensuring the nursing workforce is prepared to meet these new demands and challenges (RCN, […]

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Parenting Children with Intellectual Disabilities

We are delighted to introduce Carole Beighton, EBN’s guest blogger this week.  Carole Beighton is a multi-professional facilitator teaching at St Georges NHS Trust.  She is an RGN and an RNLD and a part time doctoral research student from the School of Health and Social Care at London South Bank University.  She is the parent […]

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