Links and further reading

Five articles have been published about the project, the history of nursing, the research method and the findings. If you are interested in reading further, the references are:

Thomas BG & Rosser E (2018) Responsibility, research and reasoning: nursing through 70 years of the NHS British Journal of Nursing vol27 no13 p784-786

Thomas BG & Rosser E (2017) Memories of Nursing: research findings from an oral history study British Journal of Nursing Feb vol26 no4 p210-216

Richardson E & Thomas BG (2017) Memories of Nursing: nurses’ social status and the origins of the RNNH British Journal of Nursing Jan vol26 no1 p26-27

Thomas BG & Richardson E (2016) Memories of Nursing: a timeline of the profession British Journal of Nursing Oct vol25 no19 p1072-1074

Thomas BG & Richardson E (2016) Memories of Nursing: an oral history British Journal of Nursing Sept vol25 no16 p930-931

One member of the team, Sarah Keeley, did her Master’s dissertation based on the findings of the early interviews. The references for her work are:

Keeley S (2011) Principals and Practice of Nursing: An investigation into how nurses learnt their clinical skills 1930- 1965 to discover past teaching and learning techniques that could impact on current nurse education. Master’s Dissertation, Bournemouth University

Keeley S & Biley F (2012) Principals and practice of nursing: an oral history investigation of how nurses learnt their clinical skills The Bulletin of the Association of the History of Nursing 1(2) p48-51

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