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Solving nursing shortages: a common priority.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This paper provides a context for this special edition. It highlights the scale of the challenge of nursing shortages, but also makes the point that there is a policy agenda thatExpand
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Still attractive after all these years? Magnet hospitals in a changing health care environment.
  • J. Buchan
  • Medicine
  • Journal of advanced nursing
  • 1 July 1999
This paper examines the research base for 'magnet hospitals'--hospitals that have a good reputation for recruitment and retention of registered nurses. It also assesses the extent to which theExpand
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What difference does ("good") HRM make?
  • J. Buchan
  • Medicine, Economics
  • Human resources for health
  • 7 June 2004
The importance of human resources management (HRM) to the success or failure of health system performance has, until recently, been generally overlooked. In recent years it has been increasinglyExpand
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Exchange rates.
  • J. Buchan
  • Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2002
Exchange Rates and Macroeconomic Policy with Income-sensitive Capital Flows J.O.N. Perkins, University of Melbourne This paper considers some implications for macroeconomic policy in an open economyExpand
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Human resources for health and universal health coverage: fostering equity and effective coverage.
Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) involves distributing resources, especially human resources for health (HRH), to match population needs. This paper explores the policy lessons on HRH fromExpand
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Skill mix in the health care workforce: reviewing the evidence.
This paper discusses the reasons for skill mix among health workers being important for health systems. It examines the evidence base (identifying its limitations), summarizes the main findings fromExpand
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The migration of nurses: trends and policies.
This paper examines the policy context of the rise in the international mobility and migration of nurses. It describes the profile of the migration of nurses and the policy context governing theExpand
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Developing evidence-based ethical policies on the migration of health workers: conceptual and practical challenges
It is estimated that in 2000 almost 175 million people, or 2.9% of the world's population, were living outside their country of birth, compared to 100 million, or 1.8% of the total population, inExpand
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The Impact of Global Nursing Migration on Health Services Delivery
  • J. Buchan
  • Medicine
  • Policy, politics & nursing practice
  • 1 August 2006
A number of common issues and challenges face every country; however, their impact varies greatly across different countries. A particular concern in relation to nurse migration is its effect onExpand
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