Christine M Duffield

Summary

Affiliation: University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Do we really understand how to retain nurses?
    Linda O'Brien-Pallas
    Health Human Resources, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 14:262-70. 2006
  2. doi Nursing unit managers, staff retention and the work environment
    Christine M Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 20:23-33. 2011
  3. doi Nursing staffing, nursing workload, the work environment and patient outcomes
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Broadway, NSW, Australia
    Appl Nurs Res 24:244-55. 2011
  4. pmc How much time do nurses have for patients? A longitudinal study quantifying hospital nurses' patterns of task time distribution and interactions with health professionals
    Johanna I Westbrook
    Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:319. 2011
  5. ncbi A Master Class for nursing unit managers: an Australian example
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, PO Box 222, Sydney, Lindfield NSW 2071, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 13:68-73. 2005
  6. ncbi Are skills learned in nursing transferable to other careers?
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:68-82. 2005
  7. ncbi Nursing skill mix and nursing time: the roles of registered nurses and clinical nurse specialists
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 23:14-21. 2005
  8. ncbi Methods of measuring nursing workload in Australia
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney
    Collegian 13:16-22. 2006
  9. ncbi The impact of hospital structure and restructuring on the nursing workforce
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 24:42-6. 2007
  10. doi Staffing, skill mix and the model of care
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 19:2242-51. 2010

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi Do we really understand how to retain nurses?
    Linda O'Brien-Pallas
    Health Human Resources, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 14:262-70. 2006
    ..To compare views of nurse executives with those of nurses who have left the profession on the importance of retention strategies...
  2. doi Nursing unit managers, staff retention and the work environment
    Christine M Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 20:23-33. 2011
    ..This paper examined the impact of leadership characteristics of nursing unit managers, as perceived by staff nurses, on staff satisfaction and retention...
  3. doi Nursing staffing, nursing workload, the work environment and patient outcomes
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Broadway, NSW, Australia
    Appl Nurs Res 24:244-55. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc How much time do nurses have for patients? A longitudinal study quantifying hospital nurses' patterns of task time distribution and interactions with health professionals
    Johanna I Westbrook
    Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:319. 2011
    ..We aimed to quantify how nurses distribute their time across tasks, with patients, in individual tasks, and engagement with other health care providers; and how work patterns changed over a two year period...
  5. ncbi A Master Class for nursing unit managers: an Australian example
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, PO Box 222, Sydney, Lindfield NSW 2071, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 13:68-73. 2005
    ..To design and provide a Master Class leadership course for nursing unit managers...
  6. ncbi Are skills learned in nursing transferable to other careers?
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:68-82. 2005
    ..To determine the influence of skills gained in nursing on the transition to a non-nursing career...
  7. ncbi Nursing skill mix and nursing time: the roles of registered nurses and clinical nurse specialists
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 23:14-21. 2005
    ..Comparing work activities enables employers to begin to answer the question: Are skilled nursing personnel being used effectively and efficiently?..
  8. ncbi Methods of measuring nursing workload in Australia
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney
    Collegian 13:16-22. 2006
    ..This review highlights the implications of not understanding fully the impact of excessive workload on patient and nurse safety outcomes...
  9. ncbi The impact of hospital structure and restructuring on the nursing workforce
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 24:42-6. 2007
    ..Changes to hospital structures (restructuring) have been an important part of these reforms. A significant impact of current approaches to restructuring is the loss of, or changes to, nursing management roles and functions...
  10. doi Staffing, skill mix and the model of care
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 19:2242-51. 2010
    ..The study aimed to explore whether nurse staffing, experience and skill mix influenced the model of nursing care in medical-surgical wards...
  11. ncbi National regulation in Australia: a time for standardisation in roles and titles
    Christine Margaret Duffield
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development, Australia
    Collegian 18:45-9. 2011
    ..Often these new roles have been poorly defined, and there is no national consistency in nomenclature. The recent move to a national nursing registration system provides an opportunity for change...
  12. ncbi Nurses who work outside nursing
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology Sydney, Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 47:664-71. 2004
    ..Reasons for leaving include workload, unsafe work environments and harassment. The relationship between these factors and the time nurses spend in the profession has not been explored...
  13. ncbi Career paths beyond nursing and the contribution of nursing experience and skills in attaining these positions
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, P O Box 222, Lindfield, NSW 2070, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:601-9. 2002
    ..Reasons provided for leaving the nursing workforce included reaching a ceiling in nursing or wishing to develop themselves in another direction. Respondents had also undertaken a wide range of additional qualifications...
  14. ncbi Nursing: a stepping stone to future careers
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, PO Box 222, Lindfield, Sydney, Australia
    J Nurs Adm 34:238-45. 2004
    ..To identify the range of positions to which registered nurses moved when they left the profession and to explore the perceptions of respondents about the skills and experiences gained from performing nursing work...
  15. ncbi Profile of first-line nurse managers in New South Wales, Australia, in the 1990s
    C Duffield
    Nursing and Health Services Management, Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 36:785-93. 2001
    ..To compare the profile of first-line nurse managers in 1999 with those in 1989...
  16. ncbi Advanced nursing practice: a global perspective
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Collegian 16:55-62. 2009
    ..To review the titles, roles and scope of practice of Advanced Practice Nurses internationally...
  17. ncbi Staff satisfaction and retention and the role of the nursing unit manager
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Collegian 16:11-7. 2009
    ..It illustrates that there are no typical wards; each ward functions differently. The importance of nursing leadership at the ward level to job satisfaction, satisfaction with nursing and intention to leave, cannot be overstated...
  18. ncbi Churn: patient turnover and case mix
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Nurs Econ 27:185-91. 2009
    ....
  19. doi A review of workload measures: a context for a new staffing methodology in Western Australia
    Di Twigg
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, Perth, WA 6008, Australia University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:131-9. 2009
    ..Nurse hours per patient day (NHPPD), which classifies wards into various groupings, was applied to all public hospitals in Western Australia...
  20. ncbi Decision-making in clinical nursing: investigating contributing factors
    Kerry Hoffman
    University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 45:53-62. 2004
    ..Values, knowledge, clinical setting and stress have also been identified as being important to decision-making, with various rankings given by different researchers...
  21. doi Patient transfers in Australia: implications for nursing workload and patient outcomes
    Nicole Blay
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 20:302-10. 2012
    ..To discuss the impact of patient transfers on patient outcomes and nursing workload...
  22. doi Factors impacting on career progression for nurse executives
    Phyllis Moran
    University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 38:45-55. 2011
    ....
  23. doi A comparison of the nursing practice environment in mental health and medical-surgical settings
    Michael A Roche
    University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    J Nurs Scholarsh 42:195-206. 2010
    ..To examine the differences between characteristics of the work environment of nurses working in mental health and general acute inpatient nursing settings...
  24. ncbi Implications of staff 'churn' for nurse managers, staff, and patients
    Christine Duffield
    Centre of Health Services Research, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Nurs Econ 27:103-10. 2009
    ..A greater understanding of the human and financial costs and consequences, and a willingness to change established practices at the institutional and ward level, are needed...
  25. ncbi Work sampling: valuable methodology to define nursing practice patterns
    Dianne Pelletier
    Center for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 5:31-8. 2003
    ..It is intended to enhance readers' appreciation of work sampling's potential value to nurses and other health professionals, and to enhance the understanding of the difference between work sampling and time-and-motion studies...
  26. ncbi Australian nurses' perception of the impact of their postgraduate studies on their patient care activities
    Dianne Pelletier
    Centre for Health Services Management, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney Kuring gai Campus, PO Box 222, Lindfield, NSW 2070, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 23:434-42. 2003
    ..The results indicate that their postgraduate education had a positive to strongly positive impact on the majority of items. These as well as those items identified as not being affected will also be presented and discussed...
  27. ncbi Understanding the nursing workforce: a longitudinal study of Australian nurses six years after graduate study
    Dianne Pelletier
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 23:37-43. 2005
    ..The provision of skilled and competent advanced nurses is clearly a goal of postgraduate education. An increasing shortage of skilled and qualified nursing staff to provide the required level of care is evident in Australia...
  28. ncbi Documentation and the transfer of clinical information in two aged care settings
    Dianne Pelletier
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 22:40-5. 2005
    ..Funding of aged care facilities in the public hospital system in Australia is dependent on documentation of care...
  29. ncbi Qualifications and experience: how well prepared are nurse managers compared to health service executives?
    Christine Duffield
    Nursing and Health Services Management, Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney
    Aust Health Rev 25:182-90. 2002
    ..Increased use of mentoring may provide opportunities for professional advancement in wider administrative areas...
  30. doi Violence toward nurses, the work environment, and patient outcomes
    Michael Roche
    University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, 2007, Australia
    J Nurs Scholarsh 42:13-22. 2010
    ..To relate nurses' self-rated perceptions of violence (emotional abuse, threat, or actual violence) on medical-surgical units to the nursing working environment and to patient outcomes...
  31. ncbi The nursing workforce in Canada and Australia: two sides of the same coin
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney
    Aust Health Rev 25:136-44. 2002
    ..Factors that make the current shortage more serious and different than at other times are also presented. Despite the shortage of registered nurses, their replacement with unskilled workers jeopardizes the quality of care...
  32. ncbi The complexities of documenting clinical information in long-term care settings in Australia
    Dianne Pelletier
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol Nurs 28:8-12. 2002
    ....
  33. ncbi Casualisation of the nursing workforce in Australia: driving forces and implications
    Reta Creegan
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney
    Aust Health Rev 26:201-8. 2003
    ....
  34. doi Nursing work and the use of nursing time
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:3269-74. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to explore some of the drivers for change and their impact and recommend a way forward to optimising nurses' work in the hospital environment...
  35. ncbi Issues and challenges in the mental health workforce development
    Michael Roche
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 25:94-103. 2007
    ..This article will provide an overview of the issues and challenges confronting the development of a sustainable mental health nursing workforce...
  36. ncbi The causes and consequences of nursing shortages: a helicopter view of the research
    Christine Duffield
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, Sydney
    Aust Health Rev 26:186-93. 2003
    ..It is important that managers in Australian health care settings understand these issues in order to work towards developing sustainable solutions for retention...
  37. doi An ageing nursing workforce
    Elizabeth M Graham
    Centre for Health Services Management, University of Technology, PO Box 123, Broadway, Sydney, NSW 2007, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 34:44-8. 2010
    ..One of the contributing and growing factors is the ageing of the workforce, but methods of retaining older employees have been given very little attention...
  38. ncbi Caring for the disadvantaged: a time of opportunity and challenge. Interview by Melissa Sweet
    Lynn Kemp
    Aust Nurs J 16:12-3. 2008
  39. ncbi The impact of nurse turnover on patient, nurse, and system outcomes: a pilot study and focus for a multicenter international study
    Linda O'Brien-Pallas
    University of Toronto and Canadian Health Services Research Foundation Canadian Institutes of Health Research, CHSRF CIHR, National Chair in Nursing Human Resources
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 7:169-79. 2006
    ..The results provided significant evidence to justify increased emphasis on nurse retention strategies and the creation of healthy work environments for nurses...
  40. ncbi Recruitment of nurses working outside nursing
    Christine Duffield
    J Nurs Adm 36:58-62. 2006
  41. ncbi Comparison of U.S., Canadian, and Australian participants' performance on the Algase Wandering Scale-Version 2 (AWS-V2)
    Jun Ah Song
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 17:241-56. 2003
    ..However, variations in care environments may contribute to differences in attention shifting. Further, limited sample size, particularly among Australians and Canadians, make findings tentative...
  42. ncbi Clinical handover: can we afford the time?
    Kim Forrester
    School of Medicine, Griffith University
    J Law Med 13:176-9. 2005
  43. ncbi Nurse turnover: a literature review
    Laureen J Hayes
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:237-63. 2006
    ..Further research is needed to examine the impact of turnover on health system cost, and how nurse turnover influences patient and nurse outcomes...
  44. ncbi Who will be there to nurse? Retention of nurses nearing retirement
    Linda O'Brien-Pallas
    Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization and Outcomes Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 34:298-302. 2004
    ..To determine the impact on nursing work-force supply of delaying retirement...
  45. ncbi Making nursing work: breaking through the role confusion of advanced practice nursing
    Glenn Gardner
    Clinical Nursing Queensland University of Technology and Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 57:382-91. 2007
    ..This paper reports a study to develop a research-informed model of the service parameters and an analysis framework for advanced practice nursing roles...