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Retaining nurses: The impact of Ontario's “70% Full-Time Commitment”


  • Daniels, Frieda
  • Laporte, Audrey
  • Lemieux-Charles, Louise
  • Baumann, Andrea
  • Onate, Kanecy
  • Deber, Raisa


To evaluate the effectiveness of a nurse retention strategy, the “70% Full-Time Commitment”, in retaining part-time and casual nurses in Ontario's nurse profession.

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  • Daniels, Frieda & Laporte, Audrey & Lemieux-Charles, Louise & Baumann, Andrea & Onate, Kanecy & Deber, Raisa, 2012. "Retaining nurses: The impact of Ontario's “70% Full-Time Commitment”," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 107(1), pages 54-65.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:107:y:2012:i:1:p:54-65
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2012.05.013

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    1. Baumann, Andrea & Hunsberger, Mabel & Blythe, Jennifer & Crea, Mary, 2008. "Sustainability of the workforce: Government policies and the rural fit," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 85(3), pages 372-379, March.
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    3. Tor Helge Holmås, 2002. "Keeping nurses at work: a duration analysis," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 11(6), pages 493-503.
    4. Steven Simoens & Mike Villeneuve & Jeremy Hurst, 2005. "Tackling Nurse Shortages in OECD Countries," OECD Health Working Papers 19, OECD Publishing.
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    2. Alameddine, Mohamad & Baumann, Andrea & Laporte, Audrey & Mourad, Yara & Onate, Kanecy & Deber, Raisa, 2014. "Measuring the job stickiness of community nurses in Ontario (2004–2010): Implications for policy and practice," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 114(2), pages 147-155.

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    Nursing; Health human resources; Retention;


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