A nursing perspective on the interrelationships between theory, research and practice


  • Steven Pryjmachuk BA(Hons) MSc PGDipEd(Nursing) RMN RNT

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    1. Nurse Tutor, Manchester College of Midwifery and Nursing, Greater Manchester, England
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Steven Pryjmachuk, Manchester College of Midwifery and Nursing, Gateway House Piccadilly South Manchester M60 7LP England


This paper is concerned with the interrelationships between the three concepts of theory, research and practice In the course of discussing the interrelationships between these concepts, research is identified as the link between theory and practice on both a formal (explicit) and informal (tacit) level The role of formal and informal research in the development of nursing expertise is also given some consideration