Developing an activity measuring system in district nursing.

@article{Bentley2000DevelopingAA,
  title={Developing an activity measuring system in district nursing.},
  author={Jenny Bentley and Colin G. C. Tite},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 18},
  pages={
          2016-20
        }
}
The current measurement of face-to-face contacts for calculating district nursing activity is inadequate for district nurses, their managers, and purchasers. With the growing emphasis on health outcomes, a measure is needed which demonstrates health gain and effectiveness, yet which does not place an additional burden for data collection on nurses' time. This article describes the preliminary findings of a project carried out in East Berkshire which suggest that such a measure is possible, and… CONTINUE READING

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