Elements that affect the relationship between registered nurses and healthcare assistants : A review of the literature

@inproceedings{Alcorn2010ElementsTA,
  title={Elements that affect the relationship between registered nurses and healthcare assistants : A review of the literature},
  author={Jason Alcorn},
  year={2010}
}
This paper reports on a literature review seeking to define what research states are the elements of the relationship between registered nurses and healthcare assistants (HCA). Registered nurses and HCAs have worked in partnership, caring for patients for over 100 years. Governmental policy regarding healthcare has attempted to shape their respective development, which will affect their relationship. However, there has been little research into this relationship area or how it affects patient… CONTINUE READING

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