Nursing in Conflict

  title={Nursing in Conflict},
  author={P. Owens and H. Glennerster},
Modern Matrons in an Acute Setting: a Qualitative Case Study
2 Section Chapter one Introduction 12 1.0 Setting the scene 12 1.1 Discontent with nursing performance in the context of an imminent general election 12 1.2 The nature of the ‘problem’ and researchExpand
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  • Medicine
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