Dates and Theme for ILC 2018

In 2018 the ILC annual Conference and Summit will be back at Oxford, jointly hosted by Green Templeton College, Oxford University, and Oxford Brookes University. The dates for the event are June 11-13, 2018. The theme will focus on Methods, Metrics and Mobilization. Further information about registration and accommodation will be available in early 2018. […]

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Welcome to the ILC 2017!

The conference committee and the International Learning Collaborative (ILC) Steering Group welcome you to the 9th International Learning Collaborative Annual Conference and Summit 2017 in Uppsala, Sweden. To register and pick up your conference badge and bag, please go to Grönwallsalen (entrance 70, Uppsala University Hospital) on Monday between 8.30-09.00am. If you are only participating in […]

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New CPD articles

ILC members have recently had two Continuing Professional Development (CPD) articles accepted by Nursing Standard. One article provides guidance on how nurses can develop trusting and positive relationships with their patients in real-time. The second focuses on implementing person-centred fundamental care in practice, and guides nurses on the use of the Fundamentals of Care Practice […]

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Journal of Clinical Nursing Special Issue on the Fundamentals of Care

We are excited to announce a Call for Papers for a Special Issue on the Fundamentals of Care to be edited by the ILC. The Special Issue will feature in the Journal of Clinical Nursing and be available in March 2018. The Special Issue welcomes submissions of theoretical papers; original research; review papers; exploration of […]

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New ILC Publication

ILC members have had a paper accepted in Nursing Inquiry on transforming empirical evidence into practice-relevant recommendations for nurses. The paper describes the development of a novel methodological approach, called holistic interpretive synthesis, which synthesises empirical research evidence with knowledge based on clinical and research expertise and experience in order to generate recommendations to inform […]

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ILC at the AAHC Global Issues Forum

In April this year, ILC members Alison Kitson, Jack Needleman, Yvonne Wengstrom and Rebecca Feo, together with Eileen Breslin, Dean and Professor, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Nursing, attended the Association of Academic Health Centres Global Issues Forum in Washington, DC. The forum brought together an international group […]

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Interview with Dr Barbara Orchard

Professor Alison Kitson from the International Learning Collaborative sat down with Dr Barbara Orchard to discuss the importance of personal values and observation when providing basic care in a clinical setting. Dr Orchard worked in hospital and general practice in Australia and the United Kingdom prior to retirement and is interested in the Medical, Nursing and Social […]

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