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The impact of workforce flexibility on older people’s services

Nancarrow, S., Moran, A., Enderby, P., Parker, S., Dixon, S., Mitchell, C., Bradburn, M., McClimens, A., Gibson, C., John, A., Borthwick, A. and Buchan, J. (2008) The impact of workforce flexibility on older people’s services International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 15, (9), pp. 374-375.

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The health workforce has undergone unprecedented change over the past decade. Several countries have introduced substantial workforce changes to address staffing shortages in medicine, nursing and the allied health professions, and in some cases, to improve the productivity and efficiency of health services. This raft of changes, with various labels, including workforce redesign and re-engineering, has facilitated possibly the largest transformation in professional role boundaries in the history of the development of the professions. The result has been the introduction of new types of workers and new roles for several existing staff. The impact of these changes on service effectiveness and efficiency remains largely unknown

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Published date: 2008


Local EPrints ID: 72559
ISSN: 1741-1645
PURE UUID: f80ec40f-fb3c-4b55-bc69-1f63788eac23

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Date deposited: 18 Feb 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:53

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Author: S. Nancarrow
Author: A. Moran
Author: P. Enderby
Author: S. Parker
Author: S. Dixon
Author: C. Mitchell
Author: M. Bradburn
Author: A. McClimens
Author: C. Gibson
Author: A. John
Author: A. Borthwick
Author: J. Buchan

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