The Clinical Nursing Research Unit was established in 2000 to study the complex issues surrounding health and nursing.
Our research aims at offering a focused and visionary contribution to the development of professional nursing practices, with the ultimate aim of providing optimal care and treatment to patients and their families.

The unit focuses on:

  • Clinical nursing practice
  • A healthcare system in transition
  • Innovation in nursing
  • Implementation of new knowledge
Contributing to the advancement of the health sciences in general, nursing science stands at the crossroads of the human, natural and social sciences. Nursing is a dynamic field characterised by great diversity and complexity. To accommodate the different research questions and fields under study, a variety of research methods and triangulations between them are employed.