Research findings from the Memories of Nursing oral history project.

Thomas, G. and Rosser, E., 2017. Research findings from the Memories of Nursing oral history project. British Journal of Nursing, 26 (4), 210 - 216.

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DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2017.26.4.210

Abstract

Capturing the stories of nurses who practised in the past offers the opportunity to reflect on the changes in practice over time to determine lessons for the future. This article shares some of the memories of a group of 16 nurses who were interviewed in Bournemouth, UK, between 2009 and 2016. Thematic analysis of the interview transcripts identified a number of themes, three of which are presented: defining moments, hygiene and hierarchy. The similarities and differences between their experiences and contemporary nursing practice are discussed to highlight how it may be timely to think back in order to take practice forward positively in the future.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:0966-0461
Uncontrolled Keywords:History of nursing ; Infection prevention ; Memories ; Oral history
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:28001
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:16 Mar 2017 16:21
Last Modified:16 Mar 2017 16:21

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