Research

Nursing and midwifery research at Subiaco

Our nursing and midwifery research program utilises an evidence-based approach to improving clinical care, service delivery and health outcomes. We encourage nurses and midwives to investigate and trial new processes which could benefit patient care, with projects spanning maternity, oncology, preoperative care and general nursing care.
 
  • Improving outcomes for patients, their families and caregivers, by supporting nursing and midwifery research projects across St John of God Subiaco Hospital
  • Supporting an active culture of nursing and midwifery research within the hospital
  • Enabling clinical nurses and midwives to initiate and conduct research projects across specialities such as maternity, general medicine and palliative care
  • Sharing our research findings, which we do by presenting at external conferences and through journal publications

Our nursing and midwifery research program utilises an evidence-based approach to improving clinical care, service delivery and health outcomes.

We encourage nurses and midwives to investigate and trial new processes, which could benefit patient care, with projects spanning, maternity, palliative care and general nursing care.

Nurses and midwives are uniquely placed to identify areas for research to improve patient care and experience, as the professions with the most frequent patient contact.

Nurse Researcher
Alannah Cooper

1. Cooper, A. L., Brown, J. A. & Leslie, G. D. (2021). Nurse resilience for clinical practice: An integrative review. Journal of Advanced Nursing. doi:10.1111/jan.14763 

2. Cooper, A.L., Brown, J.A., Eccles, S.P., Cooper, N. and Albrecht, M.A. (2021), Is nursing and midwifery clinical documentation a burden? An empirical study of perception versus reality. J Clin Nurs, 30: 1645-1652. doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15718.

3. Cooper, A. L., Brown, J. A. & Leslie, G. D. (2021). The impact of organisational values on nurse resilience: A mixed methods study. Journal of Nursing Management. doi:10.1111/jonm.13338

4. Cooper, A.L., Brown, J.A., Rees, C. S. & Leslie, G. D. (2020). Nurse resilience: A concept analysis. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. doi:10.1111/inm.12721

5. Brown, J.A., Cooper, A. L. & Albrecht, M. (2020). Development and content validation of the Burden of Documentation for Nurses and Midwives (BurSoNsaM) Survey. Journal of Advanced Nursing. doi:10.1111/jan.14320

6. Cooper, A.L., Brown, J.A., Kelly, S., Eccles, S.P., Parsons, R. and Osseiran Moisson, R. (2020). Neonatal Admission and its Relationship to Maternal Pain: Pain Scores and Analgesia. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 34(1), 66-71

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