Work force stress and positive coping strategies

Dr Jo Gilmartin, People Systems and Services (PSS) Research Group, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, J.Gilmartin@leeds.ac.uk Contemporary academia has recently been reported as one of the most stressful professions in the United Kingdom; not the dreaming spires of academia; a life of reflection, unpacking concepts, writing papers, sunny afternoons punting on the river, or ‘Educating […]

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How do we best support newly qualified nurses in the workplace?

Dr Jane Wray, Director of Research, School of Health and Social Work, University of Hull, and Co-PI of the STaR (Supporting transition and retention of Newly Qualified Nurses) Project. This week’s EBN Twitter Chat, on Wednesday 21st February between 8-9 pm (UK time), focuses on how we support newly qualified registered nurses during their transition […]

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Reviewing the literature: the challenges

Joanna Smith, Associate Editor EBN (@josmith175) Helen Noble, Associate Editor EBN (@helnoble) Join EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 17th of January 2018, 8-9pm UK time, which will focus on the challenges of undertaking a literature review in healthcare. Participating in the Twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not already have one […]

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How do we ensure that what we teach in university is applied in nursing practice?

Written by Dr Amelia Swift @nurseswift This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 3rd May between 8-9 pm (UK time) is being hosted by Dr Ameila Swift (@nurseswift) from the University of Birmingham and Professor Alison Twycross (@alitwy), Editor of EBN. This Blog provides some context for the Chat. To participate in the chat you need […]

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“Extraordinarily diverse??” – beyond the marketing rhetoric of corporate academia

Dr Fiona McGowan, Cordinator Global Health and Quantified Self, School of Healthcare Studies, Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands e-mail – f.e.mcgowan@pl.hanze.nl Say Burgin’s recent blog in the Times Higher Education (May 20th 2017) https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/uk-higher-education-has-shrugged-its-shoulders-race-and-gender-discrimination highlighted how both racial and gender discrimination remain rife within higher education and refers to the persistent and deeply embedded […]

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Supporting newly qualified nurses into the world of work

Jane Wray, Senior Research Fellow, Director of Research, School of Health and Social Work, University of Hull Finishing university and starting employment is an exciting time for newly qualified nurses. It’s the beginning of what is generally a long, successful and exciting career within the profession. It can, however, also be a stressful or challenging […]

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Do we need to rethink how we educate healthcare professionals about pain management?

Do we need to rethink how we educate healthcare professionals about pain management? This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 3rd May between 8-9 pm (UK time) is taking place live from the British Pain Society’s (@BritishPainSoc) Annual Scientific Meeting in Birmingham. The chat will focus on whether we need to rethink how we educate […]

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