A major component of my role involves education, including supervision of nurses undertaking post-registration training, especially masters and PhD dissertations. Many are understandably nervous about their ability to study and particularly to write, especially if they have not undertaken any recent study. So it is a novel and salutary experience for me to be… Read More Professor Christine Norton with our First November Blog
Professor Debbie Carrick-Sen: Hi everyone from the Florence Nightingale Foundation chairs. Autumn winds are blowing in but we need not feel blue! It is a very exciting, though still challenging time for nursing. Within this BLOG, I would like to focus on the value of mentorship. I will share with you two exciting events… Read More September Summarised by Debbie Carrick-Sen
Christi Deaton, Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing Research, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine My long-standing interests both clinically and in research are the prevention and management of cardiovascular conditions. I was a member of the European Society of Cardiology task force on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice, and our guidelines… Read More Christi Deaton and Candy McCabe, July Blogs from Cambridge and Bristol.
June 2016 I’ve been to some varied healthcare events recently, either as a presenter or facilitator, and each prompts new learning and perspectives. At the beginning of May our UCLH Nurses’ day conference included inspiring presentations on ‘why I nurse’ and I co-facilitated market place style activity exploring the ‘Research, innovate and inspire’ theme in… Read More Professor Lesley Baillie- FNF Chair of Clinical Nursing Practice, School of Health + Social Care, LSBU & UCLH NHS Foundation Trust
Vivien Coates- Ulster University, the Western Health and Social Care Trust in Northern Ireland and the Florence Nightingale Foundation. I took up my new post as Chair of Clinical Nursing Practice Research in Northern Ireland on 1st March 2016. Let me introduce myself! I am jointly appointed between Ulster University and the Western Health and… Read More May Blog from New Chair, Professor Vivien Coates
Professor Christi Deaton Spring is such a lovely time of year with the days getting longer, flowers and trees blooming, the dawn chorus getting louder (and earlier), and other creatures out and about. From my office window I can see 3 large rabbits (from the colony behind our building) nibbling the spring grass. I was… Read More Spring Blog from Chairs Prof Candy McCabe and Prof Christi Deaton
Lesley Lowes – Cardiff University School of Healthcare Sciences and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board It is with mixed feelings that I write this blog because it will be my last contribution. I am retiring from work on 28 February 2016. I have been weighing up the pros and cons of retiring/not retiring/reducing my hours… Read More Chairs Blog for February 2016