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Identifying nurse-staffing requirements using the Safer Nursing Care Tool. Modelling the costs and consequences of real world application to address variation in patient need on hospital wards
Project title: Identifying nurse-staffing requirements using the Safer Nursing Care Tool. Modelling the costs and consequences of real world application to address variation in patient need on hospital wards
Call to action: 14/194 14/194 Measuring nursing input, workload, activity and care
Research type: Primary Research
Contractor: University of Southampton
Co-investigators: Dr Alejandra Recio Saucedo, Dr Jeremy Jones, Dr Thomas Monks, Miss Nicola Sinden, Mr Andrew Dimech, Mrs Rosemary Chable, Mrs Yvonne Jeffrey, Professor Antonello Maruotti, Professor Jane Ball, Professor Natalie Pattison.
Started: May 2016 | Status: Published March 2020
The Safer Nursing Care Tool correlates with professional judgement about the level of staffing required on hospital wards, but does not identify optimal staffing levels.
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