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Perceptions and experiences of Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants following the introduction of the HCA role into General Practice.

Burns, Shirley Ann (2012) Perceptions and experiences of Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants following the introduction of the HCA role into General Practice. PhD thesis, Edinburgh Napier University.

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Abstract/Description

A longitudinal constructivist grounded theory study was undertaken in Scotland with the aim of exploring the on-going perceptions and experiences of HCAs and PNs withinGeneral Practice following the introduction of the HCA role.

Data collection and constant comparative analysis took place within two contrasting regions in Scotland over a two year period with each participant.

An emergent theory oF HCA role growth and identity was identified.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Uncontrolled Keywords: General Practice; Practice Nurse; roles; Health Care Assistants;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences > School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health > 610.7 Medical education, research & nursing > 610.73 Nursing
Library of Congress Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Item ID: 5685
Depositing User: Users 798 not found.
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2012 08:13
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2012 08:13
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5685

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