The nursing shortage: part way down the slippery slope.

  title={The nursing shortage: part way down the slippery slope.},
  author={Leanne S. Cowin and Denise Jacobsson},
  volume={10 3},
The shortage of nurses has reached a crisis point for health care services. A number of issues including the effects of economic rationalism, generational differences, working conditions and nurse education are revisited in a discussion that aims to refuel the debate on workplace reform for nurses. Economic rationalism has altered the healthcare service landscape. Attempts to balance service delivery with workforce resources have led to possibly unforeseen changes. Highly skilled nurses are… CONTINUE READING

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