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Keeping up to date with current evidence and literature is part of your responsibility and a requirement of your regulator - either the NMC or HPC.  Use the references in this unit, and also remember that The Knowledge Network is an excellent source of information and a site where you can share knowledge with peers.

Further Reading

Here are the references used in the Research for Practice Unit should you wish to follow up the articles. They are all available as full text through the The Knowledge Network, or by using the links. Remember that you need to use your Athens ID to login, if you don't have an Athens login contact

Deenadayalan Y, et al.(2008)How to run an effective journal club: a systematic review. J Eval Clin Pract. 14(5):898-911

Griffiths, F. (2010). Research Methods for Healthcare Practice. London: Sage.  This reference is available from Google Books.

Parkin C, Bullock I.(2005). Evidence-based health care: development and audit of a clinical standard for research and its impact on an NHS trust.  Journal of Clinical Nursing. 14(4):418-25. Scottish Government (2010).  NHSScotland Healthcare Quality Strategy. (accessed 22.2.12)

Steele-Moses, SK. (2009). Evidence-based practice. Developing a journal club at your institution. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing. 13(1): 109-12.