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AIM To identify approaches used by advanced practice nurses to promote evidence-based practice among clinical nurses. BACKGROUND Barriers encountered at individual and organizational levels hinder clinical nurses in their ability to deliver evidence-based practice. Advanced practice nurses are well placed to promote evidence-based practice through(More)
(2012) The perceived impact of Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) on promoting evidence-based practice amongst frontline nurses: Findings from a collective case study. Users may access full items free of charge; copies of full text items generally can be reproduced, displayed or performed and given to third parties in any format or medium for personal research(More)
BACKGROUND Advanced practice nurses (APNs) have an important role in promoting evidence-based practice (EBP) among frontline nurses (FLNs). Factors influencing FLNs' engagement with EBP are well documented but little is known about factors that affect APNs' ability to facilitate evidence in practice. AIMS To identify factors that influence APNs' ability(More)
OBJECTIVES The study examines the meaning of good-quality social care for people with Parkinson's disease and their carers. It identifies, from their perspective, the impact of good-quality social care on health and well-being. DESIGN Qualitative case study methodology, interview and framework analysis techniques were used. SETTING community locations(More)
OBJECTIVES This qualitative study examines how the Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist (LCNS) role operates and why they may be able to increase access to treatment. SETTING 4 Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts in England. DESIGN A multiple case study design using semistructured interviews, observation and Framework Analysis techniques. PARTICIPANTS Four LCNSs,(More)
BACKGROUND An evaluation of a smoke-free home initiative launched in Rotherham, northern England, in July 2009. METHODS Two approaches were used: (i) a postal survey of participants 4 months after signing up as a SFH and (ii) a telephone consultation. The survey was sent to 620 households (of 654 who signed up to the scheme); 289 (46.6%) were returned.(More)
Kate holds a joint appointment as Professor of Nursing at the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She has led a number of commissioned research projects examining innovative approaches to nursing organisation and the implementation and evaluation of new role developments. Kate was Principal Investigator for the(More)
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