TITLE

NURSE APATHY IS DISASTROUS

AUTHOR(S)
Lehane, Mike
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;6/8/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the negative effect of apathy of nurses for the Agenda for Change (AfC), a job profile for learning disabilities nurses in Great Britain. Loss of interest of nurses in AfC; Acceptance of lower grades or one-off settlements by many nurses so the process of clinical grading could be finished; Impact of the continuation of the current level of acceptance on those considering a career in nursing.
ACCESSION #
17327283

 

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