publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

The tension between person centred and task focused care in an acute surgical setting: A critical ethnography

Sharp, Sandra; Mcallister, Margaret; Broadbent, Mark;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Feb 2017
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract Problem Person centred care is a key indicator of quality care and a policy direction in many hospitals yet some patients experience care that falls short of this standard. Background Health services worldwide are prioritising the delivery of person centred in order to address historical concerns over patient safety and quality care and to improve workplace morale. Workplace culture is known to affect nurses' care giving. Question This research aimed to uncover the cultural factors that hindered or facilitated the delivery of person centred care in an acute setting and answer the question: How does workplace culture influence nurses' delivery of person ...
free text keywords: Person centred care, workplace culture, critical ethnography, 360 Social problems & social services, 610 Medicine & health, RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine, Public health, Wellbeing, Medicine, business.industry, business, Focus group, Rhetoric, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Workplace culture, Critical ethnography, Nursing, Politics, Patient safety, Health care, Participant observation
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