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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Nurse academics rewards and challenges: undertaking research and scholarly activity

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 20th April between 8-9 pm (GMT) will be hosted by Professor Alison Twycross (@alitwy) who is editor of EBN and Dr Joanna Smith (@josmith175) one of the journal’s associate editors and will focus on the following question: What promotes and what stops nurse academics undertaking research & scholarly […]

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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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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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Reality Check

Roberta Heale, EBN Associate Editor @robertaheale Tomorrow morning I’ll be going to an appointment with an orthopedic physician. Last week I twisted my ankle, fell and found out that I’d broken a chip off my right lateral malleolus. It’s been less than a week with a cast, but it’s been real eye-opening experience. At first […]

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