What kind of nurses do patients want?

  title={What kind of nurses do patients want?},
  author={Christine M. Webb and Kevin M. Hope},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={4 2},
This article discusses whether certain aspects of 'New Nursing' which involve changes in nurse-patient relationships and the emphasis of the nurse's role fit with patients' preferences for their care. It reports on a study investigating these issues, and concludes that patients in general want a warm and friendly style of nursing, but a substantial minority do not agree with the use of patients' first names. Patients' evaluations of the most important nursing activities focus on listening to… CONTINUE READING