• Denise Barnett
  • Nan Kemp


An effective ward or unit carries with it a family feeling. Patients feel they are joining the staff team and see a role in achieving their own recovery.


Nurse Time Workforce Planning Manpower Planning Workload Pattern Professional Education Programme 
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    Institute of Manpower Studies (1990) Manpower Planning and Health Care Labour Markets. A Practical Approach, Session notes, March 1990, Institute of Manpower Studies, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton.Google Scholar
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    Greenhalgh & Co. Ltd (1990) Nurse Management Systems: A Guide to Existing and Potential Products, Greenhalgh & Co. Ltd, Chatham House, Church Street, West Macclesfield, SK11 6EJ.Google Scholar

Further reading

  1. Ball, J., Hurst, K., Booth, M. and Franklin, R. (1989) But Who Will Make the Beds? The Nuffield Institute and Mersey RHA, Leeds University, Leeds.Google Scholar
  2. Carlisle, D. (1989) But who will make the beds? Nursing Times, 85, 37, 18.Google Scholar
  3. Carlisle, D. (1991) Leadership on the fast track to the top. Nursing Times, 87, 1, 25–28.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Clay, T. (1987) Nurses, Power and Politics, Heinemann, London.Google Scholar
  5. Gray, A. and Normand, C. (1990) Hidden costs of turnover. Health Services Journal, 100 (5225), November 1, 1646–47.Google Scholar
  6. Rothwell, C. (1991) Leadership, promoting potential. Nursing Times, 87, 1, 28–30.PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Denise Barnett and Nan Kemp 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Denise Barnett
    • 1
  • Nan Kemp
  1. 1.National Audit OfficeUK

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