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Intentional rounding in hospital wards: What works, for whom and in what circumstances?

Project title: Intentional rounding in hospital wards: What works, for whom and in what circumstances?

Call to action: 13/07 13/07 After Francis: Research to strengthen organisational capacity to deliver compassionate care in the NHS

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Ruth HarrisORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor Ruth HarrisORCID logo

Contractor: King's College London

Cost: £447,440.00

Co-investigators: Dr Stephen GourlayORCID logo, Mrs Sarah SimsORCID logo, Ms Ros Levenson, Professor Fiona RossORCID logo.

Started: September 2014 | Status: Published October 2019

Evidence for the effectiveness of intentional rounding is weak, with concerns that it oversimplifies nursing, creates a prescriptive approach and prioritises the completion of documentation as evidence of care delivery.

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