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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Managing Pain in Children: Helping to Improve the Use of Evidence in Practice

Alison Twycross (@alitwy), Head of Department for Children’s Nursing and Professor of Children’s Nursing, London South Bank University I have been editor of Evidence Based Nursing since August 2010 and during that time I have worked with a team of associate editors to make the evidence to guide practice more accessible to nurses working in clinical practice. […]

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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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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 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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