Nurses in advanced roles: A review of acceptability in Portugal
- Autores: Buchan J, Dussault G, Fronteira I, Lapão L, Temido M
- Ano de Publicação: 2013
- Journal: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23459889
This paper focuses on the policy context for the deployment of nurses in advanced roles, with particular reference to Portugal. The health sector in Portugal, as in all countries, is labour intensive, and the scope to utilise nurses in more advanced roles is currently being debated.