Mainly about writing for publication in nursing and health covering writing methods, publishing standards, publication ethics and recent developments in the academic publishing industry.

Finnbogadóttir, H. and Thies-Lagergren, L. (2017), Breastfeeding in the context of domestic violence – a cross sectional study. J Adv NursDO10.1111/jan.13339

Carpentier, M., Van Hoye, G., Stockman, S., Schollaert, E., Van Theemsche, B. and Jacobs, G. (2017), Recruiting nurses through social media: Effects on employer brand and attractiveness. J Adv Nurs. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/jan.13336

Here I explore the myth - often perpetrated by fellow editors and picked up by prospective non-English speaking authors - that they must first learn to write in English. Frankly, it doesn't matter and if asked by people if I think it's better to write in English or to write in a native language and have it translated my response is 'I don't know; and I don't care - just write'.

Coventry, L. L., Pickles, S., Sin, M., Towell, A., Giles, M., Murray, K. and Twigg, D. (2017), Impact of the Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner Role on Acute Hospital Length of Stay and Cost-savings for Patients with Hip Fracture: A Retrospective Cohort Study. J Adv Nurs. DOI: 10.1111/jan.13330

Parallel session delivered to endometriosis nurses at the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy in Hull City Hall 18 May 2017


Tomlinson JPinkney JAdams L, et al. The diagnosis and lived experience of polycystic ovary syndrome: A qualitative studyJ Adv Nurs. 2017;00:19https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13300

There are travel sounds, part of a presentation on nursing care of older people with dementia and a soundscape of a short walk in Luzhou.

Sloand, E., Killion, C., Yarandi, H., Sharps, P., Lewis-O'connor, A., Hassan, M., Gary, F., Muller, C. N. and Campbell, D. (2017), Experiences of violence and abuse among internally displaced adolescent girls following a natural disaster. J Adv Nurs. doi:10.1111/jan.13316

Parental advisory required here - how my train journey was spoiled by loud drunks