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 you Choose Wisely?

By Roberta Heale, Associate Editor BMJ @EBNursingBMJ  #ebnjc  @robertaheale There is a growing trend for overuse of healthcare interventions, including prescriptions and treatments. Choosing Wisely is a global initiative with a mission to improve decision making between health care providers and patients and to decrease the use of unnecessary, or unwarranted tests and treatments. Choosing […]

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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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The Gift of Scholarship

This December we have had the privilege of sharing a number of inspiring blogs from nurses and midwives. In our #ebnjc blog series we have already celebrated children’s nursing; with blogs from Jayne Pentin, Kirsten Huby & Marcus Wootton, learning disability nursing; with blogs from Professor Ruth Northway, Jonathan Beebee & Amy Wixey, midwifery; with blogs from […]

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