Perception of Adequacy of Staffing
- Watchdog criticises over-reliance on temporary cover at Mid Staffs. Dean, Erin // Nursing Standard;7/29/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 47, p9
The article focuses on continued concern over nurse staffing shortages at Mid Staffordshire National Health Service Foundation Trust, which had been blamed for poor care. The British Care Quality Commission (CQC) criticised the Trust for relying too heavily on bank and agency staff to cover rota...
- Ratios positive for RPA nurses. // Lamp;Jul2012, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p22
The article reports that implementation of nurse-to-patient ratios in Ward 7 East 2 at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) has improved morale of nurses and clinical care. Aaron Jones, nursing unit manager of the ward, states that before the ratio nurses were stressed as they didn't have time...
- Level of Job Satisfaction among Nursing Staff in Public and Private Hospitals in Punjab. Ahuja, Pooja; Narwal, Dharamveer; Pathak, Rambha // Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics & Management;Jun2014, Vol. 4 Issue 6, preceding p152
No abstract available.
- Australian staffing ratios have led to safer care and motivated nurses. Osborne, Katie // Nursing Standard;5/28/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 39, p7
The article reports on a presentation which Lisa Fitzpatrick, the secretary of the Victorian branch of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), gave at a May 2014 Liverpool at the Patient Safety Congress in England and in which she discussed Australian nurse-patient ratios which...
- Birthrate Plus delivers for mothers and midwives. // Lamp;Mar2014, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p12
The article reports on the use of Birthrate Plus computer software to help staff the antenatal, home service and maternity wards at Westmead Hospital.
- YOUR LETTERS. New grads need ratios! Carroll, Nada // Lamp;Sep2015, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p7
A letter to the editor is presented expressing her sadness over the stress visible on the faces of young graduate midwives without mentors as they attempt to struggle with supposedly unreasonable and untenable workloads.
- The relationship between workload and medical staffing levels in a paediatric cardiac intensive care unit. Brown, Katherine; Pagel, Christina; Pienaar, Alison; Utley, Martin // Intensive Care Medicine;Feb2011, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p326
Objective: To evaluate the matching between workload in a paediatric cardiac intensive care unit (ICU) and the corresponding medical staffing levels over a 24-h period. Design: A review of workload measured by: (a) admissions, (b) severity of illness in admissions using case-mix descriptors and...
- A comparative study of job satisfaction of the medical and nursing staff in two regional hospitals in Greece. PELECHAS, E.; ANTONIADIS, A. // Archives of Hellenic Medicine / Arheia Ellenikes Iatrikes;May/Jun2013, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p325
OBJECTIVE To compare the job satisfaction of the medical and nursing staff in two regional hospitals in Greece, with a different capacity (Corfu General Hospital, Filiates General Hospital), and to derive general conclusions about job satisfaction of medical and nursing in public hospitals in...
- Using solution-focused communication to support patients. Smith, Steve; Adam, Dorothy; Kirkpatrick, Pamela; McRobie, Gillian // Nursing Standard;8/31/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 52, p42
Nurses want to help patients; it is one of their main roles and a key source of job satisfaction. However, finding the time despite low staffing levels and a heavy workload is a constant challenge. This article provides an overview of solution-focused communication -- an approach valued by an...