Also, what exactly what do they mean when they say “outcomes”? Different services and projects have different outcomes, some of which are more closely tied to service units than others. Also, sometimes the definitions and / or reporting requirements are sometimes so complex that they are not only onerous, but obscure more than they illuminate. For example, I recently heard a news report on the issue of outcomes reporting where someone said in all seriousness that outcomes reporting is hard because you need people with appropriate degrees to manage this.
Caring hurts nurses’ feet
Nurses could face an ‘epidemic’ of foot problems, a podiatric researcher has warned. Queensland University of Technology lecturer Lloyd Reed said foot problems are widespread among Australian nurses and are likely to worsen as the nursing workforce ages and spends more time on its feet.
NSW Nurses’ Association • Standing hazards news and resources
Hazards news, 2 June 2007