The skills gap in nursing management in the South African public health sector.

@article{Pillay2011TheSG,
  title={The skills gap in nursing management in the South African public health sector.},
  author={Rubin Pillay},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={176-85}
}
OBJECTIVES Nurse managers are central to health delivery in South Africa. However, there is a paucity of research that analyzes their competence to successfully discharge their managerial role. To identify the competencies perceived to be important for effective nursing management in the South African public sector and the managers' self-assessed proficiency in these. DESIGN AND SAMPLE A cross-sectional survey using a self-administered questionnaire. 215 senior nursing managers at South… CONTINUE READING