The 'Releasing Time to Care--the Productive Ward' programme: participants' perspectives.

@article{Davis2012TheT,
  title={The 'Releasing Time to Care--the Productive Ward' programme: participants' perspectives.},
  author={Jacqueline Davis and J Orville Adams},
  journal={Journal of nursing management},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={354-60}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to explore the perceptions of nursing staff concerning the implementation of the 'Releasing Time to Care - the Productive Ward' programme in a specialist cardiothoracic hospital. BACKGROUND The 'Releasing Time to Care - the Productive Ward' programme uses the 'lean' philosophy originally developed in the Japanese motor industry to improve the efficiency of hospital wards. Its aim is to increase the proportion of time that nurses are able to spend in direct… CONTINUE READING

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