Relationship of Nurse Manager’s Practices with Nurse’s Retention and Quality of Care Among Registered Nurses in Public Hospital Lahore

Farzana Parveen, Muhammad Hussain, Muhammad. Afzal, Syed Amir Gilani


Back ground of the study: Nurse Manager’s practices play a vital role in nursing retention and promotion of best care in nursing. Improved the nursing retention will prompt reserve the organization, which may additionally be allocated to activities, for example preparing and mentorship to help nurse managers in making these imperative management capabilities. Approaches also want to be set up to ensure that nurse managers accomplish adequate organizational support from nursing administrators (C. M. Duffield, Roche, Blay, & Stasa, 2011). In Pakistan, the nursing profession has been experiencing a workforce shortage staff in recent years, making nurses a precious resource. The substantial low retention of nurses is mainly due to their intent to leave, absenteeism. The work-life issues threatening retention of nurses and quality of care are serious concern for health administrators (Hamid, Malik, Kamran, & Ramzan, 2014). Objectives: To assess the Relationship of Nurse manager’s practices with nurse’s retention and quality of care in Public Hospital of Lahore. Methodology: A quantitative descriptive cross sectional study was conducted to assess the relationship of nurse manager’s practices with nurse’s retention and quality of care. The instrument use for the data collection was adopted questioner and convenient sampling technique was used. Conclusion: The present study is considered as a cornerstone that gives strong support towards understanding of nurses’ manager’s practices and their retention. It highlighted that a significant difference was found between management practices with nurse’ retention and patient care. These results substantiate the belief that aspects of the practice environment affect staff nurse retention, and most importantly, the quality of care delivered on hospital nursing units.

Keywords: Quality; Care; Retention; Nurse Manager..

DOI: 10.7176/JHMN/94-02

Publication date:October 31st 2021

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