Author: McConnell, D.

Emergency Nurse Practitioners’ Perceptions of their Role and Scope of Practice: Is it Advanced Practice?

There are multiple interpretations of the nurse practitioner role which appear to be shaped by discourses within and outside the profession and its regulatory body. This study aimed to explore and clarify the role and scope of practice of emergency nurse practitioners in a region in the United Kingdom and determine if they fulfil the […]

Patient Satisfaction with a New Nurse Practitioner Service

In the UK the role of the nurse practitioner (NP) has been slower to develop than in the USA (Tye 1997). However, since its inception, studies of the role have found positive results in areas of patient satisfaction (Touche Ross 1994). James and Pyrgos (1989) reported 94% of patients suitable to seen by a NP […]