Victoria Foster

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Over recent years in the UK there has been growing interest in the potential for routinely collected NHS (National Health Service) patient data to be used for secondary purposes, facilitated by the potential of increasingly sophisticated electronic databases. This article is based on a critically reflective literature review which analyses the key debates(More)
BACKGROUND As the retirement rate of senior nursing faculty increases, the need to implement new models for providing mentorship to early career academics will become key to developing and maintaining an experienced faculty. PURPOSE This evaluation of a peer mentorship program for predoctoral and postdoctoral gerontological nurses examined its efficacy,(More)
Preliminary observations from one nutrition awareness project--Approaches to Failure to Thrive--in progress in the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara region of central Australia are discussed, current strategies are listed and the need for multi-faceted solutions emphasised. A more rigorous quantitative evaluation is recommended, within the(More)
PURPOSE The Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders (HGNL) formerly known as the Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Initiative (BAGNC), in conjunction with the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE), developed and executed a peer mentoring program beginning in 2011 to enhance both (a) the experience of newly(More)
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