Report reveals understaffing

August 2001
Australian Nursing Journal;Aug2001, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p9
Reports on the result of a research conducted by the Queensland Nurses' Union on the shortage of nurses in nursing homes in Australia. Effect of excessive workloads on nurses.


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