Why become a blogger?

Joanna Smith, Associate Editor EBN (@josmith175) As the Internet developed and became a means for social engagement, particularly in the late 1990s, supported by an increased range and versability of software platforms, blogs (or web log -blog) have gained in popularity. Early blogs started primarily as online journals of diaries with ‘bloggers’ typically posting a monologue […]

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The unpopular patient in the intensive care unit

Angela Teece Lecturer in Adult Nursing, University of Leeds @Angela Teece My involvement in an EBN Twitter chat that discussed issues surrounding the use of restraint with agitated patients in critical care https://storify.com/josmith175/care-of-agitated-patients (Freeman and Teece, 2017), led to producing a poster for my School’s postgraduate research student conference. Whilst discussing the poster, I began […]

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Personalised Care and Support Planning – easier said than done.

Gill Wilson – Lecturer in nursing, University of Hull The concept of personalised care and support planning has been championed in health policy as a means of achieving person-centred care for people with long-term conditions (LTCs) (Department of Health (DH), 2006; DH, 2008; Coulter et al., 2015). It is a collaborative approach that seeks to […]

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Attitudes towards pressure ulcers

Join our next EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 15th of November 2017, 8-9pm UK time which will focus attitudes towards pressure ulcers, and will be hosted by Jimmy Choo Lecturer at School of Healthcare, University of Leeds (@jimmychoo72). Participating in the Twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not already have one […]

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Is health research an innovation free zone?

Join our EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 1st of November 2017, 8-9pm UK time which will focus the importance of delivering research in a way that reflects contemporary care, and will be hosted by Dr. Susan Hamer, Director of Nursing, Learning and Organisational Development, National Institute for Health Research (@OfficialNIHR, @dollyblue3) Participating in the Twitter chat […]

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Safeguarding Looked after Children- Does Looked After mean safe?

Lin Graham-Ray Designated Nurse Looked After Children @LinGrahamRay1 This weeks EBN Twitter chat Wednesday 20th September 2017 between 8 pm and 9 pm (UK time) on ‘Safeguarding Looked after children- Does Looked After mean safe’ will focus on the concept of safeguarding vulnerable children in the care system and challenge the conception that once in care safeguarding […]

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International Council of Nurses Congress – Using Social Media to Engage with Nurses

Roberta Heale (@robertaheale) & Joanna Smith (@josmith175) Associate Editors, EBN We are presenting how Evidence Based Nursing (EBN) is using social media to engage with nurses at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress, being help at the end of May 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Nurses across the globe will be exploring nurses’ roles in leading the […]

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Caring for agitated patients

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 17th May 2017 between 8-9 pm (UK time) will focus on caring for agitated patients and is being hosted by Angela Teece (A.M.Teece@leeds.ac.uk), Trainee Lecturer in Adult Nursing, University of Leeds @AngelaTeece and Sam Freeman (samantha.freeman@manchester.ac.uk) Lecturer in Adult Nursing, University of Manchester Twitter @Sam_Freeman. Participating in the Twitter […]

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