USING A MANPOWER DATABASE TO ANALYZE THE NURSE LIMBO STOCK

SI McClean, N REID, C DEVINE, O GRIBBIN, Kathryn Thompson

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Abstract

A manpower database for nurses employed by the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) in Northern Ireland is used to identify the qualified nurses not currently employed by the DHSS, i.e. the limbo stock, and describe this stock in terms of age, sex, length of previous service, grade and location. This information is invaluable for manpower planners who must decide on how many vacancies can be filled by recruitment from the limbo stock, as opposed to training new nurses. Such a methodology provides a valuable tool for the nurse manpower planner.
LanguageEnglish
Pages992-1001
JournalJOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING
Volume17
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1992

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McClean, S. I., REID, N., DEVINE, C., GRIBBIN, O., & Thompson, K. (1992). USING A MANPOWER DATABASE TO ANALYZE THE NURSE LIMBO STOCK. 17(8), 992-1001. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.1992.tb02029.x
McClean, SI ; REID, N ; DEVINE, C ; GRIBBIN, O ; Thompson, Kathryn. / USING A MANPOWER DATABASE TO ANALYZE THE NURSE LIMBO STOCK. 1992 ; Vol. 17, No. 8. pp. 992-1001
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McClean SI, REID N, DEVINE C, GRIBBIN O, Thompson K. USING A MANPOWER DATABASE TO ANALYZE THE NURSE LIMBO STOCK. 1992 Aug;17(8):992-1001. Available from, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.1992.tb02029.x