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Reporting on the skills needed to improve care: an evaluative service development

Published: 07 Apr 2014

Co-authored by a former professor of nursing, a report published in March 2014 by the Health Foundation on their Learning Communities Initiative tells of the three equally strong skills that organisations and individuals need to make a success of improvements to care.

News from the RCN library collection March 2014

Published: 03 Apr 2014

News from the RCN Library Collection, detailing acquisitions, PhDs submitted, print and e-books acquired for March 2014.

Appearance Matters 6 conference

Published: 28 Mar 2014

The Centre for Appearance Research at the University of the West of England is holding this two-day international conference in July 2014 highlighting current research and good practice around topics such as body image, provision of care, the role of the media and innovative research methods.

Thinking differently about public involvement in research strategic review

Published: 28 Mar 2014

Announced in March 2014, the National Institute for Health Research is reviewing the publicís involvement in health, social care and public health research through a strategic review. Steering this work is a panel of service users, researchers, clinicians and staff from across the NIHR and the wider research community.

Senior Research Assistant in workforce development and ageing at Northumbria University

Published: 28 Mar 2014

You will have proven skills, knowledge and capacity to manage, deliver and disseminate a programme of research in workforce development and ageing, as well as a doctorate in a related field, a sound knowledge of relevant policies, education and research, ethics and governance processes. Closing date to apply is 27 April 2014.

Developing proposals for the RPB programme: a support programme for applicants

Published: 27 Mar 2014

Attend a series of three half-day seminars in May, June and July 2014 organised by the Research Design Service North West if you plan to submit a grant application for this programme in September 2014.

Two funded PhD health care studentships at the University of Leeds

Published: 26 Mar 2014

The Universityís School of Healthcare is offering these full-time, funded PhDs to UK or EU applicants who will receive £17,813 a year to cover tuition fees and a tax-free bursary. You can choose from eight research topics to make your application and the closing date is 30 April 2014.

NICE - published guidance March 2014

Published: 26 Mar 2014

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) develops guidance using the expertise of the NHS and the wider healthcare community. New guidance this month includes contraceptive services for young people; acute heart failure; recurrent clostridium difficile infection; oropharyngeal malignancy; vasculitis; colorectal cancer; acute or chronic wounds; neonatal jaundice.

Researching end of life care in prisons

Published: 26 Mar 2014

This survey is looking for current, or former, nurses or health care assistants working in prisons in England or Wales to explore the services available to dying prisoners and their families. The survey will close at the end of April 2014.

Free online access to research on the care of people with diabetes

Published: 14 Mar 2014

You can view over 300 hours of webcasts given at the World Diabetes Congress 2013 held in Melbourne, Australia in December 2013 in a fully searchable online database freely available to all as well look at a CD-ROM containing all the abstracts.

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