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Journal Article

Giving voice to quality and safety matters at board level: a qualitative study of the experiences of executive nurses working in England and Wales.

Jones A, Lankshear A, Kelly D. International journal of nursing studies. 2016;59:169-76.

Nurse leaders play a key role in patient safety. This interview study found that nurse executives advocate for quality and safety with executive boards by building relationships with board colleagues and presenting the rationale for quality and safety practices. The authors conclude the nurse perspectives are critical to providing insights about quality and safety actions to hospital boards.