Registered nurses' attitudes towards the role of the healthcare assistant.

@article{Alcorn2009RegisteredNA,
  title={Registered nurses' attitudes towards the role of the healthcare assistant.},
  author={Jason Alcorn and Anne Elizabeth Topping},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 42},
  pages={
          39-45
        }
}
AIM To elicit the views of registered nurses (RNs), working in the surgical directorate of an acute NHS trust, concerning the responsibilities of RNs to healthcare assistants (HCAs), specifically in relation to delegation, development and accountability. METHOD A survey using a 24-item questionnaire and a six-point Likert scale design was administered to a convenience sample of 219 RNs working within the surgical directorate. A total of 148 completed questionnaires were returned, giving a 68… CONTINUE READING

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