Nurses' retention and hospital characteristics in New South Wales

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dc.contributor.author Doiron, Denise en_US
dc.contributor.author Jones, Glenn en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:36:34Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T02:36:34Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier 2006004647 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Doiron Denise and Jones Glenn 2006, 'Nurses' retention and hospital characteristics in New South Wales', Blackwell Publishing, vol. 82, no. 256, pp. 11-29. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0013-0249 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/5076
dc.description.abstract Registered nurses (RNs) working in the NSW public sector in 1996 are matched to the hospital in which they work. We analyse their annual retention probability using personal and job characteristics along with hospital characteristics. The youngest nurses are most likely to leave although promotion at junior levels counteracts this effect. Generally, hours of work are positively related to retention. Hospital characteristics that positively affect retention include size, expenditures, emergency admissions and staffing levels. Negative conditions include workloads, complexity (ANDRG weight), and VMO expenditures. Surprisingly, we find no evidence of hospital-specific effects over and above hospital characteristics en_US
dc.publisher Blackwell Publishing en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4932.2006.00290.x en_US
dc.title Nurses' retention and hospital characteristics in New South Wales en_US
dc.parent The Economic Record en_US
dc.journal.volume 82 en_US
dc.journal.number 256 en_US
dc.publocation Oxford, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 11 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 29 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 140208 en_US
dc.personcode 0000021355 en_US
dc.personcode 0000020393 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Health Economics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom 0.293 en_US
dc.description.keywords marketing; sales; managers; interpersonal relations; United Kingdom; Australia en_US


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