Journal article

Exploring the role-based challenges of providing culturally inclusive health care for maternal and child health nurses: Qualitative findings

Christina Malatzky, Zubaidah Mohamed Shaburdin, Lisa Bourke

NURSING OPEN | WILEY | Published : 2020


Aims: To explore how maternal and child health nurses (MCHNs) working in a specific regionally located service perceive and experience delivering health care to a diverse population. Design: Qualitative exploratory study. Methods: Qualitative interviews were conducted with MCHNs (N = 6) working in a particular regionally located service. Data were selectively coded, categorized and interpreted through a process of argument writing influenced by poststructuralist thought and Foucauldian conceptualizations of power. Results: The data analysed were interpreted into the following categories: (a) system-level expectations of the maternal and child health role; (b) what these system-level expectat..

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