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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


Shirley Ann Burns


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.

Thesis Type Thesis
Deposit Date Oct 10, 2012
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords General Practice; Practice Nurse; roles; Health Care Assistants;
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Contract Date Oct 10, 2012
Award Date Sep 3, 2012


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