Cohort Profile: The Nurses and Midwives e-Cohort study - A novel electronic longitudinal study

Turner, Catherine, Bain, Chris, Schluter, Philip J., Yorkston, Emily, Bogossian, Fiona, McClure, Rod, Huntington, Annette and Nurses and Midwives e-cohort Group (2009) Cohort Profile: The Nurses and Midwives e-Cohort study - A novel electronic longitudinal study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 38 1: 53-60. doi:10.1093/ije/dym294

Author Turner, Catherine
Bain, Chris
Schluter, Philip J.
Yorkston, Emily
Bogossian, Fiona
McClure, Rod
Huntington, Annette
Nurses and Midwives e-cohort Group
Title Cohort Profile: The Nurses and Midwives e-Cohort study - A novel electronic longitudinal study
Journal name International Journal of Epidemiology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1464-3685
Publication date 2009-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1093/ije/dym294
Volume 38
Issue 1
Start page 53
End page 60
Total pages 8
Editor George Davey Smith
Shad Ebrahim
Place of publication Oxford
Publisher Oxford University Press
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Subject C1
920210 Nursing
1110 Nursing
111706 Epidemiology
Abstract Nurses and midwives comprise the largest professional group in most national health systems, so shortfalls in numbers can have a substantial impact on health care delivery. A scarcity of human resources in health has been internationally recognized and has led the International Council of Nurses to launch the Global Workforce Project in 2004, and the World Health Organization to announce the Health Workforce Decade 2006–15 in 2006.1,2 Efforts to address workforce needs through coherent workforce planning and policy setting are hampered by the complexity of predicting the supply of and demand for nurses and midwives, and the challenges associated with understanding drivers of workforce retention.3 Available workforce descriptors among regulatory authorities vary considerably; and collections are mostly cross-sectional, frequently incomplete and typically limited to administrative databases. In Australia and New Zealand, workforce issues include the migration of staff between states and countries, and critical personnel shortages in rural and . . . [Full Text of this Article]
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code

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