The importance of research about patient care

By Roberta Heale, Associate Editor EBN I am working on a number of research projects, but one that is currently taking the forefront is related to advance care planning. Advance care planning has been defined as an ongoing process of reflection, communication, and documentation of a person’s values and wishes for future health and personal […]

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Sharing the evidence underpinning nursing care

Alison Twycross (@alitwy), Editor and Jo Smith (@josmith175) Associate Editor of Evidence-Based Nursing This week there will be no ‘formal’ twitter chat but Alison will be keeping us up-to-date by tweeting from Royal College of Nursing Annual International Nursing Research Conference. Follow the discussion at @EBNursingBMJ #ebnjc #research2016 At Evidence Based Nursing (EBN) we are […]

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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’s 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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Person-Centred Care

On Wednesday 18th November (8pm-9pm GMT) we are delighted to host our final #ebnjc tweet-chat of the year on person-centred care in nursing and healthcare with Professor Brendan McCormack. Participating in the Twitter chat requires a Twitter account. If you do not already have one you can create an account at Twitter.  Once you have an […]

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Myths, Falsehoods and the Assisted Dying Bill

Dr Kevin Yuill (@historykev) from the Faculty of Education and Society at Sunderland University reflects on the myths and falsehoods surrounding the assisted dying bill. This Friday, Parliament will consider Labour MP Rob Marris’s Assisted Dying Bill. Supporters are confident that Parliament, this time, will pass this legislation that, they say, will alleviate suffering in […]

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