RCN photo competition spot the framework #CLAHRCYHRCB

Jo Cooke’s RCB framework is captured in the background of this shortlisted photograph, The research capacity strategy for the CLAHRC YH is adapted from an evidence-informed framework (Cooke 2005) http://clahrc-yh.nihr.ac.uk/capacity-building. Jo presented her framework at  Getting Started and moving forward: A workshop for NMAHPs who have an interest on engaging in research

Central Manchester University Hospitals – NHS Foundation Trust – CMFT research staff shortlisted in Royal College of Nursing photography competition

A photograph depicting research culture at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) has made the shortlist in a prestigious competition celebrating the centenary of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).

Clinical Photographer, Vanessa Lozano submitted the photo of Dr Manju Luckson, Quality Lead at the Clinical Research Facility (CRF) and R&I Divisional Research Manager, to the Care on Camera competition.

The RCN is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and the photography contest is one of many projects planned to commemorate the milestone.

The competition aims to create a photographic record of nursing in the present day. There are two categories and the public get to vote for their favourite image in the ‘People’s Choice’ group.

Vanessa’s photo of Dr Luckson has been selected by the RCN’s judging panel as one of 50 shortlisted finalists. The image will be added to the RCN archive and will be part of a touring exhibition that will be shared with organisations around the UK.

manju luckson

Dr Luckson added: “We wanted to exemplify the best and unique images which explore and promote research by a nurse in a diverse role. I hope that the shortlisted image will help people to understand that nursing is not just confined to clinics and wards, but comes in many different, exciting and challenging guises. This opportunity has given me a great chance to advocate my role in research.”

The winners will be announced at RCN Congress in Glasgow in June.

To view the shortlisted images, visit the RCN website.

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