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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

Chief investigator: Professor Peter GriffithsORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor Peter GriffithsORCID logo

Contractor: University of Southampton

Cost: £551,320.22

Co-investigators: Dr Alejandra Recio SaucedoORCID logo, Dr Jeremy JonesORCID logo, Dr Thomas Monks, Miss Nicola SindenORCID logo, Mr Andrew Dimech, Mrs Rosemary ChableORCID logo, Mrs Yvonne Jeffrey, Professor Antonello MaruottiORCID logo, Professor Jane BallORCID logo, Professor Natalie PattisonORCID logo.

Started: May 2016 | Status: Published March 2020

ISRCTN: 12307968

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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