Open Access Review Article

Turnover Propensity among Nurses in Pakistan: Overview and Management

Anaiz A Khowaja1, Nasreen Rafiq2, Fazal Rabi3,5, Nazia Merchant5, Neelam Rafiq4 and Sanam Zulfiqar6

1Head Nurse at Coronary Care Unit in the Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan

2Registered Nurse at Internal Medicine, Intensive care unit at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan

3,5Assistant manager clinical affair department at the Indus Hospital, Pakistan

4Working at Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital, Pakistan/p>

6Registered Nurse at Emergency Department in the Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan

Corresponding Author

Received Date: January 16, 2019;  Published Date: February 01, 2019


Human resource management is an important stake of health care systems. Today, the increase in the burden of diseases has increased the demands of health care professionals in particular Nurses who are the key assets to these agencies. Unfortunately, there is a huge difference between the numbers of nurses between developed and developing countries. Various databases were used to identify this gap, rationales behind its existence and recommendations to improve it.

Keywords: Turnover Propensity; Stereotyping; Stigmatized; Vulnerability; Catastrophic; Monopsony; Monopsonist

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