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Is there a case for the UK nursing workforce to include grades of qualified nurse other thatn the registered nurse?

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Debate continues about the hierarchy of skilled roles comprising the nursing workforce: should there be grades of qualified nurses other than registered nurses; should all registered nurses be prepared to degree level; and to what extent should the nursing workforce comprise staff not qualified as nurses? Such questions raise critical issues on how different configurations of staff impact on patient care outcomes and whether judgements can be made about their cost effectiveness. Against a background of challenging economic circumstances, this Policy Plus considers the implications for UK nursing of systematically reviewed international evidence on one of these questions; namely the impacts of including a second level qualified nurse in the skill mix of the nursing workforce.

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Robinson, S. and Griffiths, P. (2009) Is there a case for the UK nursing workforce to include grades of qualified nurse other thatn the registered nurse? Policy+, 21

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Published date: October 2009

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Local EPrints ID: 168063
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/168063
ISSN: 1758-6194
PURE UUID: becd2156-8d68-4948-bc97-79bbbec8fc71
ORCID for P. Griffiths: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-2439-2857

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Date deposited: 24 Nov 2010 09:58
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:23

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