Margaret Redshaw's research while affiliated with University of Bristol and other places

Publications (4)

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As part of a study evaluating neonatal nurse practitioner programmes in England, data were collected on the experience of students from four separate English National Board (ENB, A19) programmes. A total of 123 nurses participated. Data were collected from 68 nurses using questionnaires at three points (the start, middle and end of the programme. T...
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A comparison was made of the different educational programmes developed to train Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (ENB A19) in the UK. The structure and character of the programmes were examined in relation to course aims and philosophies, learning outcomes, content, teaching strategies and methods of assessment. Documentation provided by course leader...
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A large-scale evaluative study of the role and education of neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs) was carried out by a team of researchers. A key element of the evaluative study was an investigation of the views and experiences of other professionals working alongside this new group. Midwifery managers or senior midwives in all the trusts in the Unit...
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The outcomes of advanced neonatal nurse practitioner (ANNP) programs in the United Kingdom were examined. The different programs of education currently available for nurses wishing to become ANNPs were compared, and the outcomes of ANNP programs, as demonstrated in the levels of performance of practitioners undertaking different programs, were eval...

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... There are benefits in encouraging local innovation and ownership in ANNP course development, but it is also important to ensure that these nurses have formal recognition of their specialised transferable skills, which would in the long run make these posts more attractive. 15 Clarification of the legislation and guidance on nurse prescribing would simplify both practice and standardisation of training. New nursing roles will only fulfil their potential when the relevant regulatory authorities address and clarify these issues. ...
... Newly graduated nurse practitioners, like junior doctors, need support from their consultant colleagues when faced with a crisis or in the event of any serious adverse incident. 3 The ANNPs attribute much of the early progress and continuing success of the Ashington unit to the early intensive input and continuing guidance of the Newcastle neonatologists. In addition to three regular consultant follow up clinics per month in the Ashington neonatal unit, one of the neonatology consultant team visits the unit at least once a week and more often if necessary. ...