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Nurses and paramedics in partnership: Perceptions of a new response to low­-priority ambulance calls

Machen, Ina, Dickinson, Angela, Williams, Julia, Widiatmoko, Dono, Kendall, Sally (2007) Nurses and paramedics in partnership: Perceptions of a new response to low­-priority ambulance calls. Accident and Emergency Nursing, 15 (4). pp. 185-192. ISSN 0965-2302. (doi:10.1016/j.aaen.2007.09.001) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:55216)

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Abstract

Aims: To explore patients’ and staffs’ perceptions of a pilot service which dispatched

Patients’ opinions of both pilot and standard service groups were obtained through

explored via two focus groups. Questionnaires were sent to a convenience sample

service. Initially 19 questionnaire participants agreed to be interviewed. Focus

Results: Sixty-four questionnaires were returned and 11 interviews were conducted.

for care to be provided in their home. Involvement in the pilot service was a positive

their combined knowledge and skills, and believed that the quality of patient care

development. Conclusion: Both patients and staff expressed positive views about

interprofessional development.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.aaen.2007.09.001
Uncontrolled keywords: Partnership; Interprofessional; Low-priority ambulance calls; Qualitative study
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 04 May 2016 08:30 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:34 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/55216 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Kendall, Sally: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2507-0350
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