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Nursing workforce retention: challenging a bullying culture


Stevens, SC, Nursing workforce retention: challenging a bullying culture, Health Affairs: The Policy Journal of The Health Sphere, 21, (5) pp. 189-193. ISSN 0278-2715 (2002) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1377/hlthaff.21.5.189


Discussions surrounding nursing shortages typically focus on recruitment, but retention is also a problem. Emerging research suggests that intimidation in the nursing workforce is a problem that planners need to deal with as part of an overall strategy aimed at maintaining a balance between supply and demand. This paper explores issues surrounding intimidation in the nursing workforce and looks at how one major teaching hospital in Australia attempted to address the problem.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Nursing
Research Field:Nursing not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Provision of health and support services
Objective Field:Nursing
UTAS Author:Stevens, SC (Dr Stella Stevens)
ID Code:58373
Year Published:2002
Web of Science® Times Cited:37
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2009-09-30
Last Modified:2009-09-30

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