Conflict and costs when reforming nursing: the introduction of Nightingale nursing in Australia and Canada.

  title={Conflict and costs when reforming nursing: the introduction of Nightingale nursing in Australia and Canada.},
  author={Judith Godden and Carol Helmstadter},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={18 19},
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To examine the financial impact of Nightingale nursing in the mid-19th century; to identify any long-term implications of this financial impact on nursing. BACKGROUND Previous research into the transformation of mid-19th century hospitals has suggested the importance of economic issues. We explore this issue from the perspective of the introduction of trained, Nightingale-style nursing. DESIGN Historical methodology. METHODS We use two examples, in Sydney (Australia… CONTINUE READING

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