Memories of Nursing :

  • Published 2017


120 words) Capturing the stories of nurses who practised in the past offers the opportunity to reflect on the changes in practice over time to determine lessons for the future. This article shares some of the memories of a group of 16 nurses who were interviewed in Bournemouth on the south coast of England between 2009 and 2016. Thematic analysis of the interview transcripts identified a number of themes, three of which are presenteddefining moments, hygiene and hierarchy. The similarities and differences between their experiences and contemporary nursing practice are briefly discussed to highlight how it may be timely to think back in order to take practice forward positively in the future. Key phrases and words: Memories, nursing in the past, oral history

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@inproceedings{2017MemoriesON, title={Memories of Nursing :}, author={}, year={2017} }