Good nurse leadership linked to safer outcomes

NIHR | March 2019 |Staffing on wards Making decisions about healthcare staffing,
improving effectiveness and supporting staff to care well

A major themed review from the NIHR- Staffing on wards Making decisions about healthcare staffing, improving effectiveness and supporting staff to care well– uses research from the NIHR to explore staffing on wards.  The review focuses  on staffing within 24-hour care inpatient facilities designed to provide health rather than social care. 

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Staffing on wards Making decisions about healthcare staffing, improving effectiveness and supporting staff to care well identifies three challenges:

  1. Understanding ward staffing
  2. Shaping the team
  3. Managing the team and the ward

It presents recent evidence evidence from National Institute for Health Research
(NIHR)-funded research, including studies on the number of staff needed, the support workforce and the organisation of care on the wards.

Full details from NIHR 

Staffing on wards Making decisions about healthcare staffing, improving effectiveness and supporting staff to care well

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