June 28, 2022

Brigid Gillespie: Advancing OR nursing with evidence-based practice

By: Amy Bethel, MPA, BSN, RN, NE-BC

She is the person who says, “Show me the evidence,” says Brigid Gillespie, PhD, BHlth Sc (Hons), RN, a conjoint professor of Patient Safety in Nursing at the Gold Coast University Hospital and Griffith School of Nursing and Midwifery in Queensland, Australia. Gillespie spoke to OR Manager about the role of evidence-based practice in the OR. She has an extensive clinical background in OR nursing and has worked across the private and public sectors for many years before entering the tertiary sector.

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