The activities of hospital nursing unit managers and quality of patient care in South African hospitals: a paradox?

@inproceedings{Armstrong2015TheAO,
  title={The activities of hospital nursing unit managers and quality of patient care in South African hospitals: a paradox?},
  author={Susan J. Armstrong and Laetitia C Rispel and Loveday A Penn-Kekana},
  booktitle={Global health action},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Improving the quality of health care is central to the proposed health care reforms in South Africa. Nursing unit managers play a key role in coordinating patient care activities and in ensuring quality care in hospitals. OBJECTIVE This paper examines whether the activities of nursing unit managers facilitate the provision of quality patient care in South African hospitals. METHODS During 2011, a cross-sectional, descriptive study was conducted in nine randomly selected hospitals… CONTINUE READING

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