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Role of the ward sister: tensions, pressures, opportunities

Doherty, Carole, Gatenby, Mark and Hales, Colin (2010) Role of the ward sister: tensions, pressures, opportunities Nursing Standard, 24, (51), pp. 35-40.

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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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Published date: August 2010
Organisations: Southampton Business School


Local EPrints ID: 336290
ISSN: 0029-6570
PURE UUID: ec801e04-b8fe-4205-84d4-ed055663b664

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Date deposited: 22 Mar 2012 08:53
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:08

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Author: Carole Doherty
Author: Mark Gatenby
Author: Colin Hales

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