Retaining primary and community nurses over the age of 50 year: the views of managers

Brenda Leese, Claire Storey, Francine M. Cheater

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    Abstract

    The aim of this study was to investigate employment policies in England to encourage retention of primary and community nurses over the age of 50 years. Little is known about why older nurses in the primary and community workforce leave or what might encourage them to stay. Fifteen telephone interviews with staff with responsibility for the nursing workforce in five primary care trusts (PCTs) and associated Workforce Development Confederations and Strategic Health Authorities.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)975-985
    Number of pages11
    JournalJournal of Nursing Management
    Volume17
    Issue number8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2009

    Keywords

    • community nursing
    • health
    • nursing management

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