Health care and nursing in Romania

Authors

  • Cynthia K Lakey MSN RN,

    1. Graduate, MGH Institute of Health Professions
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  • Patrice Kenneally Nicholas DNSc RN CS,

    Corresponding author
    1. Associate Professor, Chairperson, Advanced Practice, Graduate Programme in Nursing, MGH Institute of Health Professions
      Dr P K Nicholas, Associate Professor Chairperson, Advanced Practice Graduate Programme in Nursing MGH Institute of Health Professions, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac Street, Boston MA 02114 USA
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  • Karen A Wolf PhD RN,

    1. Assistant Professor, Graduate Programme in Nursing, MGH Institute of Health Professions
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  • Jean D'Meza Leuner PhD RN

    1. Associate Professor and Interim Programme Director, Graduate Programme in Nursing, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Dr P K Nicholas, Associate Professor Chairperson, Advanced Practice Graduate Programme in Nursing MGH Institute of Health Professions, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac Street, Boston MA 02114 USA

Abstract

Health care and the nursing profession have been affected dramatically by political and socio-economic conditions in Romania The Romanian Ministry of Health has recognized the health problems and barriers to care delivery which exist in the country, with several goals identified to improve the status of Romanian health care This paper explores the critical issues which have impacted on health care and nursing in Romania

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