Nurses working in primary and community care settings in England: problems and challenges in identifying numbers

Claire Storey, Jackie Ford, Francine Cheater, Keith Hurst, Brenda Leese

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    One third of the primary care nursing workforce is aged 50 years and over. Workforce planning is essential if primary care is to ensure that there are appropriate numbers of nurses available to replace the loss of experienced nurses as they approach retirement.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)847-52
    Number of pages6
    JournalJournal of Nursing Management
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2007


    • Adult
    • Age Factors
    • Aged
    • Community Health Nursing
    • Data Collection
    • England
    • Female
    • Forecasting
    • Health Planning
    • Health Services Needs and Demand
    • Humans
    • Male
    • Middle Aged
    • Nurse's Role
    • Nursing Administration Research
    • Nursing Staff
    • Personnel Selection
    • Personnel Turnover
    • Primary Health Care
    • Questionnaires
    • Research Design
    • Retirement
    • State Medicine

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