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A mixed-methods exploration of the nursing associate role, programme experiences and future career pathways

The background to the implementation of the nursing associate (na) role that followed on from the mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust public inquiry (Francis, 2013), the Cavendish Review...

Implementing a strategic plan for research

To implement and evaluate a strategic plan for research within a South West Foundation Trust..

Treatment trajectories of individuals diagnosed with rectal cancer: an interpretative phenomenological study

The aim of this study was to explore and understand the treatment trajectories of individuals diagnosed with rectal cancer spanning diagnosis to recovery..

Exploring the sustainable impacts of a clinical healthcare research scholarship programme

The quality improvement (SusQI) framework of sustainable value was used as the basis of our evaluation (Mortimer et al, 2018). This includes considerations of financial, environmental and social...

Trainee ANPs' experiences of having a clinical practice facilitator introduced into a Hospital at Night team

Clinical supervision for trainee ANPs has been acknowledged to be problematic for a variety of reasons. Given the rapid growth in advanced practice, there is increasing opportunity for a...

Nursing students' experiences of flipped classroom teaching method in higher education: a systematic review

The review sought to answer the question: What are pre- and post-registration nurses' experiences with the flipped classroom method in higher education institutions? It sought to identify which...

Basic life support training: Is student confidence enhanced by advanced levels of simulation?

The study objective was to examine whether the environment (clinical skills lab, classroom, HFS suite) or the level of simulation (LFS or HFS) in BLS training affects the students' confidence..

Obesity-related knee osteoarthritis: a role for the rheumatology advanced nurse practitioner in Ireland

A direct relationship was found between the degree of obesity and the level of clinical knee osteoarthritis (Raud et al, 2020). Globally, 16% of adults have been found to be obese, equating to...

Critical reflections on formal teaching observations

A teaching observation allows the observer (peer) to extract information from the observed (the teacher) and assess the student learning and educational environment..

Identification and responses by nurses to sexual exploitation of young people

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) (2017), sexual exploitation is.

A study of factors affecting pass rates of level 5 written assessments for undergraduate adult nursing students

To examine the current understanding of why academic grades can decrease when assessments remain unchanged, a review of the current literature was undertaken through a variety of databases and search...

Assessing the benefits of advanced clinical practice for key stakeholders

The discussion below is based on the findings of a mixed-methods systematic literature review (Table 1), using the STARLITE (sampling strategy, type of study, approaches, range of years, limits,...

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