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The economic benefits of increased levels of nursing staffing in the hospital setting

This study provides a unique opportunity to assess the economic impact of an increased level of nursing care on hospital in patient outcomes.

Previous studies have demonstrated economic benefits of increased nursing hours and skill mix, however to date, economic evaluation has not been undertaken in an Australian setting.


Professor Di Twigg 
Professor Elizabeth Geelhoed
Associate Professor Alex Bremner
Professor Christine Duffield
Adjunct Associate Professor Sue Davis
Adjunct Associate Professor Cath Stoddart

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