The Institute of Nursing Science (IPW) at Bielefeld University is an integral part of Working Group 6. The IPW was established in 1995 with the goal of expanding the discipline of Nursing Science at the university level. The IPW is attached to Bielefeld University and is financed by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia’s Ministry of Health, Equalities, Care and Ageing. It is supported by the Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Pflegewissenschaft NRW e.V. (GFP).
The IPW’s activities are aimed at furthering knowledge in the field of Nursing Science, thereby helping to improve nursing care services. The focus here is on the development of evidence-based health care and interventional concepts based on the needs of patients.
We chiefly examine issues in three core areas: