What does the future hold for the nursing associate role?
Hickman, S. and Leary, A. (2020). What does the future hold for the nursing associate role? Nursing Times.
|Authors||Hickman, S. and Leary, A.|
Abstract The nursing associate role was proposed as a way of alleviating the nursing shortage in the UK. However, reasons for its development and the role itself were poorly defined and, despite the first nursing associates being on the nursing register for a year, this has yet to be addressed. As a result, employers, nursing associates and other members of the multidisciplinary team are often confused about what the role entails. Nursing associate responsibilities vary between employers and nursing associates are being recruited to replace registered nurse posts, therefore, masking
|Keywords||nursing associate; Workforce; Safety|
|Web address (URL)||https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/nursing-associates/nursing-associates-need-a-clearly-defined-role-that-supports-nurses-02-03-2020/|
|02 Mar 2020|
|Publication process dates|
|Accepted||27 Feb 2020|
|Deposited||06 Mar 2020|
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