The Emotional Labour of Nursing Revisited

Can Nurses Still Care? Second edition

by Pam Smith

1992 Methodological Appendices

Pam Smith’s original 1992 edition of The Emotional Labour of Nursing was loosely based on doctoral research. The aim of the research was to study the relationship between the quality of nursing and the ward as a learning environment for student nurses. Smith used a variety of research methods and tools in the study (Smith, 1987) and the following appendices provide an insight into the research methodology: