GROOMING THE ROLE OF CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSING February 3rd, 2013
IN Britain clinical research costs a whopping GBP8 billion or more annually, making up third of all research and development expenses in the economy, says the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) group. But clinical research nurses (CRN) who play a crucial role in such work, are in short supply.“This is a growing field and an experienced research nurse is like gold,” Kelly Gleason, a senior nurse researching on cancer in the UK working at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust told the Nursing Standard.There are approximately 10,000 nurses in clinical ...
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