Nurses' and midwives' assertive behaviour in the workplace.

  title={Nurses' and midwives' assertive behaviour in the workplace.},
  author={Fiona Timmins and Catherine McCabe},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={51 1},
AIM This paper reports a study describing the assertive behaviour of a group of professional nurses and midwives and exploring potential barriers and facilitators to the use of assertiveness skills in the workplace. BACKGROUND As nurses and midwives move away from traditional roles, it is increasingly being recognized that they need to behave in an assertive manner. Much literature supports the use of assertive behaviour in clinical practice. Although specific individual assertive behaviours… CONTINUE READING

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