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Emma Duke wins the UCLH Poster Competition for 2010

Winners of the 2010 UCLH Poster Competition for research related to nursing and midwifery were announced at the CNMR Launch party in December. Full article >

PhD funding opportunities

The Institute for Women's Health has research opportunities related to the UCL Biomedical Grand Challenge Scheme. Full article >

City University PhD opportunities

If you are interested in research that really makes a difference to your work, then this might be just for you. Full article >

Why not write for publication?

The CNMR was delighted to run the first in its series of Why Not workshops last Friday - Why Not 'Write for publication'. Full article >

Individual determinants of research utilisation by nurses

There are few reports of successful research utilisation in nursing interventions. A paper published in January 2011 updates the evidence of a previous systematic review in individual characteristics influencing research utilisation by nurses. Full article >

UCLH press release about the CNMR

A new centre launched at University College London NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is encouraging nurses and midwives to be actively involved in world-class research projects. Full article >

WHO Strategic Directions for strengthening Nursing and Midwifery Services

This document presents the newly updated strategic directions for strengthening nursing and midwifery services (SDNM) for the period 2011-2015. Full article >

Patients and carers major concerns on UK health services

A report from the Patient Opinion website issued in February 2011 reviews patient and career feedback on health services they received over the last five years. Full article >

To what extent do nurses use research in clinical practice?

The systematic review states that nurses report moderate to high use of research to inform their practice, but this usage has not changed significantly in the last 40 years. Full article >

Research Seminar Lunchtime - UCL Cruciform Building

Christine McCourt, Professor of Maternal and Child Health at City University, will open a series of seminars related to Nurse and Midwife led research to be held at UCLH/UCL. Full article >

Principles of nursing practice

The Royal College of Nursing is promoting a new set of Principles relating to nursing. Full article >

Advanced Practice Conference held at UCLH

The UCLH Nurse and Midwife Consultants organised a conference related to Advanced Practice which took place yesterday within the Education Centre. Full article >

Bursaries available for research training courses or events

Bursaries available for research training courses or events Full article >

Martha McMenamin Memorial Scholarship 2011

Funding available aiming to support nurses and midwives to undertake study demonstrating improvements in care and patient experience. Each scholarship is worth up to a maximum of £5,000


APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 7th October 2011 Full article >

Calls for proposals: New funding opportunities with the NIHR SDO programme

The NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation (SDO) programme aims to improve health outcomes for people by commissioning research evidence that improves practice in relation to the organisation, delivery of healthcare, building research capability and capacity to carry out research amongst those who manage, organise and deliver services. Full article >

QNI funding for improving care, enhancing leadership

The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) fund for innovation and leadership supports local projects that aim to improve the care of patients and enhance nurses' leadership skills. they are offering eight grants of up to £5,000 in addition to a full year of professional development and support.


CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION: 19 October 2011 Full article >

Patients first programme supporting nurse-led innovation in practice

In July 2011, the Foundation for Nursing Studies issued a call for applications for clinically based nurses to join their Patients First partnership programme run in conjunction with the Burdett Trust for Nursing.

12-Month Programme

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 21st September 2011 Full article >

Call for papers on teenagers and young adults who have cancer

TYAC is a membership organisation which helps all professionals involved in the care of young people with cancer to work together to improve knowledge and services. submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation at their 2011 Winter Education Day on 18 November 2011.


CLOSING DATE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: 16 August 2011 Full article >

Be a champion for health care improvement in the UK

The Health Foundation is seeking up to four committed and talented clinically qualified leaders to join their Quality Improvement Fellowship programme for 2012-13. These fully funded fellowships are for senior leaders with a clinical background, though not necessarily working in a clinical role, who wish to build on their expertise in quality improvement.


APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 24th October 2011 Full article >

Nursing in Practice conference for primary health care professionals, London

This RCN-accredited seminar programme will discuss best practice over a wide range of current issues. There is no charge to attend


DATE: 20th September 2011 Full article >

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