This article focuses on local practice-based research and development. It uses examples from both nursing practice and education to explore some factors that prevent, promote and influence the establishment of a research culture in clinical nursing. The article presents potential approaches for successful practitioner-led and clinical/academic research initiatives, explored through practice development and communities of practice. It also highlights the challenges of these approaches.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Nov 2008|
- community culture
- nursing education