Nursing Research Foundation (NRF)
The aim of the NRF is to develope and establish evidence-based nursing in Finnish health care so that nursing interventions are effective, appropriate, feasible and/or meaningful.
The mission is to be the well-known and reputable institution in producing, disseminating and providing a framework for the use of the best available evidence to inform clinical decision-making to improve health outcomes in Finland.
Two collaboration centre
To produce the best available evidence: Evidence-Based Guidelines, Handbooks
To disseminate the best available evidence: Lectures and education in the field of evicence-based health care, publications
The NRF participates collaborative projects in health care practice. Presently undergoing projects are the development of good hand hygiene practices in the hospital (local) and the dissemination of best available evidence in health care (national).