Workload and workforce planning: devolving the programme

Karen Lockhart, Jacqui Simpson, Mairi Kellagher, Betty Flynn

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This article describes how implementing the Nursing and Midwifery Workload and Workforce Planning programme has been devolved from central government to individual NHS boards, and how its implementation has helped to ensure that senior nursing staff have become aware of their accountability for workload and workforce planning.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-7
Number of pages4
JournalNursing Management (Harrow, London, England : 1994)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Decision Making
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing Staff, Hospital
  • Personnel Staffing and Scheduling
  • Scotland
  • State Medicine
  • Workload
  • Journal Article


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