Job satisfaction of community psychiatric nurses in Northern Ireland

Authors

  • Kader Parahoo RMN BA(Hons) PhD AdvDipEd

    Senior Lecturer
    1. Department of Nursing and Health Visiting, University of Ulster, Coleraine, County Londonderry BT52 15A Northern Ireland
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Abstract

The shift towards community care has created the need for data, amongst other things, on the job facets of community nurses There is a lack of studies on the job satisfaction of these nurses, in particular of community psychiatric nurses (CPNs) in the United Kingdom This paper reports on part of a general survey of CPNs in Northern Ireland It deals with the CPNs' perception of their level of job satisfaction and the factors which they identified as contributing to their satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the job

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