The challenges of working in underserved areas: a qualitative exploratory study of views of policy makers and professionals

Raeda F AbuAlRub, Fadi El-Jardali, Diana Jamal, Abdulkareem S Iblasi, Susan F Murray

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Abstract

The inadequate number of health care providers, particularly nurses, in underserved areas is one of the biggest challenges for health policymakers. There is a scarcity of research in Jordan about factors that affect nurse staffing and retention in underserved areas.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-82
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Nursing Studies
Volume50
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013

Keywords

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Jordan
  • Male
  • Medically Underserved Area
  • Narration
  • Nursing
  • Personnel Selection
  • Personnel Staffing and Scheduling
  • Personnel Turnover
  • Qualitative Research
  • Sex Factors
  • Social Support

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