'...a wonderfully easy-to-follow text which manages to combine practical procedures with clear explanations of the underlying theoretical concepts.' Nursing Standard (from review of first edition) The third edition of this successful book incorporates recent developments in nursing research, with updates to every chapter. Abstract ideas in qualitative research are clearly explained and more complex theories are included. Structured into four clear sections, the book looks at initial stages, methods of data collection, qualitative approaches and analysis of collected data. Brand new chapter on Mixed Methods Research Considers a variety of approaches from Ethnography to Action Research Allows the reader to dip in and out depending on their choice of approach Detailed reference lists provide guidance for further reading Links research with real nursing practice through relevant examples throughout I have found it timely, illuminating, guiding and valuable for my own research...a book I wouldn't hesitate recommending to my students for personal use Journal of Neonatal Nursing ...a remarkable contribution to the qualitative research literature...this is indeed a 'must have' book and should be placed on the reading lists of courses at all levels of nursing education... students of nursing and professions allied to medicine would find much in it to justify personal purchase Journal of Advanced Nursing ...an introductory and informative text about qualitative research...The overview is appropriate and well balanced with examples specifically addressed to nursing situations and nurses' issues Health and Social Care in the Community This book should become a standard text...It covers a lot of ground and it does so in an engaging non-patronising way. It is indispensable for those embarking on qualitative research and indispensable for veterans Nursing Times ResearchHolloway, Immy is the author of 'Qualitative Research in Nursing and Healthcare', published 2009 under ISBN 9781405161220 and ISBN 1405161221.