South African nurse managers' perceptions regarding cost containment in public hospitals.

@article{Ntlabezo2004SouthAN,
  title={South African nurse managers' perceptions regarding cost containment in public hospitals.},
  author={E T Ntlabezo and Unisa V J Ehlers and Unisa S W Booyens},
  journal={Curationis},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={34-42}
}
The perceptions of nurse managers regarding cost containment issues in selected public hospitals in the Port Elizabeth metropole of the Eastern Cape were investigated. Results indicated that nurse managers required better preparation for their cost control responsibilities. Although the majority of the nurse managers realised that staffing issues affected cost containment efforts, they were reportedly unable to prevent nurses from leaving their points of duty without due authorisation, curb the… CONTINUE READING

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