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Qualitative research

How staying in a single room affects the experiences of haematology inpatients in an Australian cancer hospital

Ethical approval for the study was received from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) [LNR/17/PMCC/282] and the La Trobe University Ethical Committee [based on...

Student experiences of a return to practice programme: a qualitative study

The numbers of nurses and midwives leaving the profession have been rising at an alarming rate; more than 29 000 nurses or midwives registered in the UK left the register between October 2016 and...

Evaluating student knowledge about sexual exploitation using an interprofessional approach to teaching and learning

For some time, there have suggestions that training in sexuality and sexual issues should be part of the education of health professionals (Lawler, 1991; Haboubi and Lincoln, 2003).

Mandatory vaccination for seasonal influenza: what are nurses' views?

This qualitative study formed phase two of a sequential explanatory mixed-methods study reported elsewhere (Flanagan et al, 2020). A self-selected sample of qualified nurses participated in five...

A healthier way to meet people: the experiences of LGBT people exercising with a peer group

NHS Health Scotland (2019) recommends that most people should aim to do at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week. It highlights that physical inactivity is a leading cause of...

The role of body image in treatment decision-making and post-treatment regret following prostatectomy

Prostatectomy involves removing the whole prostate capsule using a surgical procedure (laparoscopy (keyhole), robotic-assisted or open surgery). Irrespective of the surgical approach used,...

Haemodialysis patients' experience with fatigue: a phenomenological study

The present qualitative-phenomenological study was performed to investigate haemodialysis patients' experience with fatigue. The authors hope that the results of this study lead the reader to a deeper...

Acceptability of external jugular venepuncture for patients with liver disease and difficult venous access

People with DVA and liver disease recalled venepuncture experiences at 2 key time points: (1) participants’ recalled experiences of DVA prior to the availability of EJV (capturing acceptability of...

Constraints and ethical tensions in the area of young-onset dementia

This study drew from the experiences of health professionals to explore models of care for YOD. For those interviewed, the experience of providing care for people with YOD was characterised by...

Palliative care after the Liverpool Care Pathway: a study of staff experiences

Before conducting this research, a review of the literature was conducted in order to develop a wider understanding of professionals' experiences of working with the LCP. Both expert opinion and...

Living with Parkinson's—past, present and future: a qualitative study of the subjective perspective

To improve the quality of the study and facilitate understanding, the authors adhered to the Consolidated Criteria for Reporting Qualitative Research (COREQ) checklist (Tong et al, 2007)..

The experience of NHS care for women living with female genital mutilation

The aim of this study was to explore the views of women who have recently accessed NHS care and belong to communities that practise FGM..

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