Magnet appraisers to visit Hutt hospital in March.
Three magnet appraisers from the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. (US) are due to visit Hurt Hospital next March. Over four days, the appraisers will cover all shifts and meet all nursing staff in a series of focus groups. They would also meet allied staff and management and visit the hospital's units and wards. The team will then report to the American Nurses Credentialing Center The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) provides individuals and organizations throughout the nursing profession with the tools they need on their journey to excellence. (ANCC ANCC American Nurses Credentialing Center
ANCC Association Nationale des Cardiaques Congénitaux
ANCC Army-Navy Country Club (Arlington, VA)
ANCC Area Nine Cable Council (state mandated government body in UK) ) who will assess whether the hospital's application for magnet recognition is successful.
A magnet hospital magnet hospital Hospital care A hospital that features flat organization structure, unit-based decision making, investment in education; MH nurses have less burnout, Pts have better care, ↓ time in hospital and in ICU is one that meets the 14 principles identified by the ANCC as to what makes some hospitals "magnets" or more attractive to nursing staff. The model is characterised by flat structures, participatory management, staff consultation, minimal shift rotation, competitive salaries and automony. If successful in its bid, Hutt Hospital will be the first New Zealand New Zealand (zē`lənd), island country (2005 est. pop. 4,035,000), 104,454 sq mi (270,534 sq km), in the S Pacific Ocean, over 1,000 mi (1,600 km) SE of Australia. The capital is Wellington; the largest city and leading port is Auckland. hospital and the second hospital in Australasia to achieve this recognition. The Hutt Valley Mental Health Service is currently taking the model a step further by applying magnet principles within the multidisciplinary mental health context.