A student’s experience of nursing care in a Ghanaian hospital
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A student’s experience of nursing care in a Ghanaian hospital

Joyce Matthews Nursing student, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
David Briggs Senior lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

This article describes a nursing student’s experience of a four-week placement in a rural hospital in Ghana and compares aspects of the care provided to patients in this hospital with that offered in the UK.

Nursing Standard. 26, 4,42-46. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.09.26.4.42.c8731

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joyce.m@ntlworld.com

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