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Role of the ward sister: tensions, pressures and opportunities.

Doherty, C, Gatenby, M and Hales, C (2010) Role of the ward sister: tensions, pressures and opportunities. Nurs Stand, 24 (51). pp. 35-40.

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Abstract

This article investigates the factors that have shaped the role and work experiences of ward sisters and charge nurses. The article considers how ward sisters make sense of the tensions between their clinical and managerial responsibilities and the contradictions inherent in different aspects of their role. It offers suggestions on how these tensions might be alleviated.

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NameEmailORCID
Doherty, CUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Gatenby, MUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Hales, CUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 25 August 2010
Uncontrolled Keywords : Great Britain, Health Policy, Humans, Nurse's Role, Nursing Staff, Hospital, Stress, Psychological
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 28 Mar 2017 15:03
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:22
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/181451

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