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Practice development units (PDUs) were developed in nursing in which academic and practice partnerships have collaborated to improve professional practice and patient care through research and theory that is sensitive to issues that practitioners have identified in practice (McCormack and Garbett, 2003).
Calderdale Royal Hospital's stroke and rehabilitation unit - wards 6D and 7A, B, C, and D - has retained its prestigious recognition as a practice development unit, awarded by Leeds University.
The team won the Practice Development Unit status from Edge Hill university in Ormskirk.
The experiences of one practice development unit within a community public health nought-to-19 team will be discussed within this paper, in relation to two issues that are relevant to the new reforms:
The unit has been receiving the high acclaim from Leeds University's practice development unit (PDU).