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The Development and Testing of Quality Work Environments for Nursing

January 2, 2006 | By |

The purpose of this study was to assist nurse executives to develop interventions to enhance the quality of work life for nurses, and, to evaluate the impact of these initiatives on patient, system quality, and nurse outcomes. The study is took place in a sample of eight randomly selected hospitals from each of the MOH regions in Ontario.

Funding:
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) $997,535.00 (2001)

Investigators:
L. McGillis Hall, D. Irvine Doran, S. Sidani

Publications:
2006 McGillis Hall, L., Doran, D., Sidani, S., & Pink, L. Teaching and community hospital work environments. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 28 (6), 710-725.

2008 Hall, L.M., Doran, D., & Pink, L. Outcomes of Interventions to Improve Hospital Nursing Work Environments. Journal of Nursing Administration, 38(1), 40-46.

2005 McGillis Hall, L. & Kiesners, D. A Narrative Approach to Understanding the Nursing Work Environment in Canada. Social Science and Medicine, 61(12), 2482-2491.

2003 McGillis Hall, L., Doran, D., & Sidani, S. Determining work life issues for a quality work environment intervention study: Canadian perspectives. International Nursing Perspectives, 3(3), 127-136.

Reports:
2004 McGillis Hall, L., Irvine Doran, D., Sidani, S. The Development and Testing of Quality Work Environments for Nursing. ON: Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto and Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. ISBN # 0-7727-3608-1.

2004 McGillis Hall, L., & Kiesners, D. We Hear But Do We Listen. ON: Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto and Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. ISBN # 0-7727-3608-1.