Author: Murphy, K.

Factors Influencing Advanced Practitioners’ Ability to Enact Leadership: A Case Study within Irish Healthcare

Aim: To report the factors that influence clinical specialists’ and advanced nurse practitioners’ ability to enact their clinical and professional leadership roles; findings from the SCAPE study. Background: The importance of leadership for specialist and advanced practitioners is highlighted in the international literature and is considered an important factor in the provision of improved patient […]

The Identification of Clinical and Professional Leadership Activities of Advanced Practitioners: Findings from the Specialist Clinical and Advanced Practitioner Evaluation Study in Ireland

Aim: To report a case study that identifies how leadership is enacted by advanced practitioners in nursing and midwifery and differentiates between clinical and professional leadership in advanced practice. Background: A national evaluation of advanced practitioners in nursing and midwifery was commissioned to inform policy makers’ decision-making about future developments in Ireland. Leadership is a […]