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

Why do nurses leave?

Moloney, W., Boxall, P., Parsons, M. and Cheung, G. (2017), Factors predicting registered nurses’ intentions to leave their organisation and profession? A job demands-resources frameworkJ Adv Nurs. doi:10.1111/jan.13497

Giorgi F, Mattei A, Notamicola I, Petrucci C, Lancia L (2017) Can sleep quality and burnout affect the job performance of shift-work nurses? A cross sectional study Journal of Advancd Nursing DOI: 10.1111/jan.13484

Watson, R. (2015), What's different about Nursing Open?. Nurs Open, 2: 1–2. doi:10.1002/nop2.17


Welcome to Nursing Open

Watson, R. (2014), Welcome to Nursing Open. Nurs Open, 1: 1–2. doi:10.1002/nop2.1

Burnout in midwives

Fenwick, J., Lubomski, A., Creedy, D. K. and Sidebotham, M. (2017), Personal, professional and workplace factors that contribute to burnout in Australian midwivesJ Adv Nurs.  doi:10.1111/jan.13491

This podcast covers the often mistaken view that it is wrong to use first person writing in academic work.

Paper delivered to: Futuro dell’infermieristica attraverso le competenze specialistiche, IPASVI conference, Palermo, Italy, 4 November 2017 (Translated by Dr Ale Steviano)

Sex after birth

Triviño-Juárez J-MRomero-Ayuso DNieto-Pereda B, et al. Resumption of intercourse, self-reported decline in sexual intercourse and dyspareunia in women by mode of birth: A prospective follow-up studyJ Adv Nurs. 2017.