Royal College of Nursing

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Organization: Royal College of Nursing
Country: UK

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Measuring the safety climate in NHS organisations
    Lynne Currie
    Evaluating and Improving, Learning and Development Institute, Royal College of Nursing, London Email
    Nurs Stand 24:35-8. 2010
  2. ncbi Intermittent catheterisation: using a reflective framework
    J Mangnall
    Royal College of Nursing, London
    Nurs Stand 20:57-64; quiz 66. 2006
  3. ncbi Crime scene
    Mike Hayward
    Nurs Stand 20:24-5. 2006
  4. ncbi Research governance and ethics: a resource for novice researchers
    M Fontenla
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
    Nurs Stand 20:41-6. 2006
  5. ncbi Leadership and support for safety
    Sharon Dennis
    Royal College of Nursing, London
    Nurs Stand 20:52-5. 2005
  6. ncbi Relationship between quality of care, staffing levels, skill mix and nurse autonomy: literature review
    Veronica Currie
    Research and Development Fellow, Quality Improvement Programme, RCN Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    J Adv Nurs 51:73-82. 2005
  7. ncbi Self-assessment and reflection in nurse education
    Bob Price
    RCN Institute, London
    Nurs Stand 19:33-7. 2005
  8. ncbi Practical guidance on sexual lifestyle and risk
    Bob Price
    RCN Institute, London
    Nurs Stand 19:46-52; quiz 54-5. 2005
  9. ncbi The research agenda for protocol-based care
    Jo Rycroft-Malone
    RCN Institute, Oxford
    Nurs Stand 19:33-6. 2004
  10. ncbi An exploration of the factors that influence the implementation of evidence into practice
    Jo Rycroft-Malone
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Oxford, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:913-24. 2004

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi Measuring the safety climate in NHS organisations
    Lynne Currie
    Evaluating and Improving, Learning and Development Institute, Royal College of Nursing, London Email
    Nurs Stand 24:35-8. 2010
    ..The article concludes with a brief description of an initiative to test a safety climate measurement tool for use in NHS organisations...
  2. ncbi Intermittent catheterisation: using a reflective framework
    J Mangnall
    Royal College of Nursing, London
    Nurs Stand 20:57-64; quiz 66. 2006
    ..Reflection after an event allows practitioners to critically examine the experience from the nursing and patient perspective and respond to it in relation to current theory, literature and research...
  3. ncbi Crime scene
    Mike Hayward
    Nurs Stand 20:24-5. 2006
    ..Nursing skills translate well to the need for accurate documentation. They work closely with forensic medical examiners. There are several models of service delivery around the UK...
  4. ncbi Research governance and ethics: a resource for novice researchers
    M Fontenla
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
    Nurs Stand 20:41-6. 2006
    ..The article discusses limitations and highlights possible future changes to research governance in the United Kingdom...
  5. ncbi Leadership and support for safety
    Sharon Dennis
    Royal College of Nursing, London
    Nurs Stand 20:52-5. 2005
    ..This article considers the context in which nurses work and provides examples of what can be done at organisational, directorate and team levels to ensure patient safety...
  6. ncbi Relationship between quality of care, staffing levels, skill mix and nurse autonomy: literature review
    Veronica Currie
    Research and Development Fellow, Quality Improvement Programme, RCN Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    J Adv Nurs 51:73-82. 2005
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  7. ncbi Self-assessment and reflection in nurse education
    Bob Price
    RCN Institute, London
    Nurs Stand 19:33-7. 2005
    ..It identifies why this work is challenging and suggests some parameters that may assist colleagues in making learning more successful...
  8. ncbi Practical guidance on sexual lifestyle and risk
    Bob Price
    RCN Institute, London
    Nurs Stand 19:46-52; quiz 54-5. 2005
    ..The aim is to encourage clients or confidants to assess sexual risk for themselves and others, and to promote safe sex...
  9. ncbi The research agenda for protocol-based care
    Jo Rycroft-Malone
    RCN Institute, Oxford
    Nurs Stand 19:33-6. 2004
    ..This article provides an overview of key issues arising from protocol-based care literature to illustrate the research agenda for this important care delivery approach...
  10. ncbi An exploration of the factors that influence the implementation of evidence into practice
    Jo Rycroft-Malone
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Oxford, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:913-24. 2004
    ..This study sets out to scrutinize the elements of the framework through empirical enquiry...
  11. ncbi Using indicator development to revise infection control activities in an acute NHS trust
    Linda Watterson
    Quality Improvement Programme, RCN Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    J Nurs Manag 12:403-10. 2004
    ..This paper describes a 2-year project to facilitate improved infection control within an acute National Health Service trust...
  12. ncbi Monitoring sharps injuries: EPINet surveillance results
    Linda Watterson
    RCN Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
    Nurs Stand 19:33-8. 2004
    ..Analysis of the data by location can highlight specific tasks which could be reviewed to identify safer working practices...
  13. ncbi Under whose rules?
    Helen Caulfield
    Policy Unit, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G ORN
    Nurs Stand 18:21. 2004
  14. ncbi Supporting cast
    Helen Caulfield
    Nurs Stand 18:20. 2004
  15. ncbi Exploring person-centred care
    Bob Price
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, London
    Nurs Stand 20:49-56; quiz 58. 2006
    ..Person-centred care developed in response to the need for a more patient-sensitive healthcare service and is based on a rich understanding of the patient, his or her circumstances and needs...
  16. ncbi Sharing the care
    Gill Robertson
    Nurs Stand 21:22, 24-5. 2006
    ..The expansion of healthcare support workers' roles has created tensions and opportunities for all staff. Key issues include delegation and accountability, education, regulation and pay...
  17. ncbi Clinical practice guideline for the assessment and prevention of falls in older people
    Liz McInnes
    National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care, RCN Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 2:33-6. 2005
  18. ncbi Improving services for people with alcohol-related problems
    Carolyn Mason
    Royal College of Nursing Northern Ireland, Belfast
    Nurs Stand 23:35-40. 2009
    From March 2007 to April 2008 the Royal College of Nursing supported a project to improve services for people with alcohol-related problems by demonstrating and publicising the effectiveness of nursing interventions...
  19. ncbi Use of the internet to optimise collaborative healthcare research
    Rachel Taylor
    Virtual Institute of Research in Healthcare Practice, RCN Research Institute, University of Warwick School of Health and Social Studies, Coventry
    Nurs Stand 22:35-8. 2008
    ..Some pointers are also offered for those setting up or working in the area of collaborative healthcare research...
  20. ncbi Barriers to accessing evidence-based information
    Ros Bertulis
    Royal College of Nursing, London
    Nurs Stand 22:35-9. 2008
    ..They also tend to rely on colleagues as information sources and prefer to refer to them than to printed or computerised sources...
  21. ncbi Knowing your 'Dydoe' from your 'Madonna': an emergency nurse guide to body piercing
    Mike Hayward
    Acute and Emergency Care, RCN
    Emerg Nurse 15:26-35. 2008
  22. doi EuroQol EQ-5D and condition-specific measures of health outcome in women with urinary incontinence: reliability, validity and responsiveness
    Kirstie L Haywood
    Royal College of Nursing Research Institute, School of Health and Social Studies, Warwick University, Coventry CV4 5AL, UK
    Qual Life Res 17:475-83. 2008
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  23. ncbi Satisfaction levels with a community night nursing service
    Valerie Bailey
    Royal College of Nursing, Wales
    Nurs Stand 22:35-42. 2007
    ..To compare the satisfaction levels of patients and carers with a community night nursing service...
  24. ncbi Commentary on Lambert V and Glacken M (2005) Clinical education facilitators: a literature review. Journal of Clinical Nursing 14, 664-673
    Jan Draper
    Distance Learning, RCN Institute, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:1769-70. 2007
  25. ncbi At the centre of practice
    Linda Watterson
    RCN Institute
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 13:16-8. 2007
  26. ncbi Challenges in delivering safe patient care: a commentary on a quality improvement initiative
    Lynne Currie
    Quality Improvement Programme, RCN Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    J Nurs Manag 15:162-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the paper describes the implications arising from the quality improvement initiative and the need for further research exploring the nature of safety culture in health-care organizations...
  27. ncbi Developing service provision for patients in primary care
    Jeanett Martin
    Lewisham Primary Care Trust
    Nurs Stand 21:43-8. 2007
    ..It also discusses the opportunities that exist for nurses to lead and develop services for the benefit of patients in the implementation of changes...
  28. ncbi Strategies to explore innovation in nursing practice
    Bob Price
    RCN Institute
    Nurs Stand 21:48-55; quiz 58. 2006
    ..This article examines different types of innovation and explores how they can be applied to health care. It provides information on strategic that can be used by nurses to incorporate innovation in their practice...
  29. ncbi The prevention of pressure ulcers
    Jo Rycroft-Malone
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:146-9. 2004
  30. ncbi Principles of aseptic technique in urinary catheterisation
    Joanne Magnall
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Oxford
    Nurs Stand 21:49-56; quiz 58. 2006
    ..This article explains the principles of aseptic techniquue and their application to the procedure of urinary catheterisation...
  31. ncbi Conducting sensitive patient interviews
    Bob Price
    RCN Institute, London
    Nurs Stand 18:45-52; quiz 54-5. 2004
    ..This article explains key principles in the conduct of sensitive interviewing and highlights the use of a laddered question framework that can be used to manage necessary intrusion into the patient's situation and promote understanding...
  32. ncbi What counts as evidence in evidence-based practice?
    Jo Rycroft-Malone
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
    J Adv Nurs 47:81-90. 2004
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  33. ncbi Prisons and prisoners: some observations, comments and ethical reflections based on a visit to a prison hospital in the Ukrainian Republic
    Gosia BrykczyƱska
    International Department, Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN, UK
    Nurs Ethics 9:361-72. 2002
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  34. ncbi 'It's the first scientific evidence': men's experience of pregnancy confirmation
    Jan Draper
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 39:563-70. 2002
    ..This paper draws on the findings of a larger ethnographic study of men's transition to fatherhood in the United Kingdom (UK) and discusses men's experiences of pregnancy confirmation...
  35. ncbi Enquiry-based learning: an introductory guide
    B Price
    RCN Institute, London
    Nurs Stand 15:45-52; quiz 54-5. 2001
    ..Enquiry-based learning uses real life situations to analyse and possibly refine nursing practice. Bob Price discusses the process...
  36. ncbi Recognising relationships: reflections on evidence-based practice
    Alison Kitson
    Nurs Inq 9:179-86. 2002
    ..A number of case studies are used to illustrate how research focusing on patient perspectives and nurses' response to patient experiences can improve the evidence base for nursing...
  37. ncbi The need to combat clinical fraud
    Martin Semple
    School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan
    Nurs Stand 16:39-42. 2002
    ..If such fraudulent practice exists it could have negative consequences for patients and healthcare professionals. The authors examine the possible reasons for fraudulent practice...
  38. ncbi Gaining the most from your tutor
    Bob Price
    RCN Institute, London
    Nurs Stand 16:40-4. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi A 'good enough' nurse: supporting patients in a fertility unit
    H Allan
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, London, UK
    Nurs Inq 8:51-60. 2001
    ..I discuss the implications raised for nurses if patients want a practical approach to caring and do not expect an emotionally intimate relationship from nurses...
  40. pmc Formal consensus: the development of a national clinical guideline
    J Rycroft-Malone
    Quality Improvement Programme, RCN Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Qual Health Care 10:238-44. 2001
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  41. ncbi Needs of carers of severely disabled people: are they identified and met adequately?
    P Kersten
    Health and Rehabilitation Research Unit, School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 9:235-43. 2001
    ..Need was defined as a service or a resource that would confer a health or rehabilitation gain...
  42. ncbi Education and training towards competency for cardiac rehabilitation nurses in the United Kingdom
    H C Stokes
    RCN Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    J Clin Nurs 9:411-9. 2000
    ..Conclusions point towards the need for clearly specified competencies and an accredited programme of education and training to meet proposed standards for the management and rehabilitation of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the UK...
  43. ncbi Towards evidence-based quality improvement: perspectives from nursing practice
    A Kitson
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, London, UK
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:459-64. 2000
    ..Equally, how we generate the evidence to find out how safe or otherwise health care delivery systems are, must be as important an area of investigation as the search for a new therapy or treatment for a particular disease...
  44. ncbi One voice, different tunes: issues raised by dual analysis of a segment of qualitative data
    J Savage
    Senior Research Fellow, Royal College of Nursing Institute, London, England
    J Adv Nurs 31:1493-500. 2000
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  45. ncbi Hierarchies and cliques in the social networks of health care professionals: implications for the design of dissemination strategies
    E West
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    Soc Sci Med 48:633-46. 1999
    ..We conclude that professional socialisation and structural location are important determinants of social networks and that these factors could usefully be considered in the design of strategies to inform and influence clinicians...
  46. ncbi Not knowing--the problem of pain in children with severe neurological impairment
    Anne Hunt
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, OX2 6HE, Oxford, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:171-83. 2003
    ..Pain relief can be compromised by systems of care that fragment rather than integrate care. A model which integrates knowledge of child, population and science is proposed together with an intersubjective attitude to assessing pain...
  47. ncbi The new Code of Professional Conduct
    Martin Semple
    RCN Institute Wales, Cardiff
    Nurs Stand 17:40-8; quiz 50-1. 2003
    ..It identifies actions that you should take to comply with the code...
  48. ncbi Faculty of emergency nursing pilot study. Part One
    Rachael Rowe
    RCN Institute, Oxford
    Emerg Nurse 10:32-7. 2003
  49. ncbi Evidence-based postoperative pain management in nursing: is a randomized-controlled trial the most appropriate design?
    K Seers
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    J Nurs Manag 12:183-93. 2004
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  50. ncbi NHS cadet schemes: student experience, commitment, job satisfaction and job stress
    Jan Draper
    Room 411, RCN Institute, Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 24:219-28. 2004
    ..A negative correlation was also found between satisfaction and the dimensions of commitment, suggesting that commitment to the NHS is not contingent on high satisfaction. The implications for the findings of the survey are discussed...
  51. ncbi Investigation of the ways in which patients' reports of their satisfaction with healthcare are constructed
    Carol Edwards
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
    Sociol Health Illn 26:159-83. 2004
    ..Methods of inquiry are needed which access something of patients' development of opinion, and thereby something of their initial, often more negative, untransformed responses to their healthcare experiences...
  52. ncbi Clinical validation of the paediatric pain profile
    Anne Hunt
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HE
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:9-18. 2004
    ..Results suggest that the PPP is reliable and valid and has potential for use both clinically and in intervention research...
  53. ncbi Researching emotion: the need for coherence between focus, theory and methodology
    Jan Savage
    Royal College of Nursing, Room 304, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN, UK
    Nurs Inq 11:25-34. 2004
    ..The paper argues that these sorts of problems may be avoided or reduced by ensuring coherence between the research focus, the way emotion is theorised, and the methodological approach of the study...
  54. ncbi Supporting nurses study: lay supporters and their work
    Bob Price
    Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1G ORN, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 24:14-9. 2004
    ..Lay support in part determined the nature of requests for help that was then made to tutors...
  55. ncbi Critical companionship: Part 1
    Angie Titchen
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, London
    Nurs Stand 18:33-40. 2003
    ..Part 2 highlights how the framework was used in a practice development programme with NHS trusts for older people's services, to help nurses to become critical companions...
  56. ncbi Rehabilitation for older people with dementia
    Jan Dewing
    Milton Keynes General NHS Trust and Primary Care Trust, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
    Nurs Stand 18:42-8; quiz 50-1. 2003
    ..However, people with dementia are not always allowed to realise their full potential. The author suggests that person-centred rehabilitation with this patient group can enhance their abilities and help them to acquire new ones...
  57. ncbi An exploration of the concept of comfort
    Elizabeth Tutton
    RCN Institute, Oxford Head of Research, RCN Institute, Oxford, UK
    J Clin Nurs 12:689-96. 2003
    ..The relationship between comfort and nursing as therapy and caring is also complex and highlights the debate in relation to comfort as a part of caring or as the overall focus of care...
  58. ncbi What is political leadership?
    Sue Antrobus
    Nurs Stand 17:40-4. 2003
    ..She concludes that nurses need to gain appropriate knowledge to enable them to influence policy and practise effectively...
  59. ncbi Canvassing opinion
    Helen Caulfield
    Nurs Stand 17:16. 2003
  60. ncbi Going solo
    Valerie Smith
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 10:8-9. 2003
  61. ncbi Practice development: purpose, methodology, facilitation and evaluation
    Kim Manley
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1M 0RN
    Nurs Crit Care 8:22-9. 2003
    ..Emancipatory practice development underpinned by critical social science is argued as synonymous to emancipatory action research...
  62. ncbi Educating nurses--the assisted conception nursing care course of the RCN Institute
    G D Barber
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, London, UK
    Hum Reprod 12:180-2. 1997
    The Assisted Conception Nursing Care course of the Royal College of Nursing Institute is approaching its 5 yearly review...