The NHS is under pressure to increase its effectiveness and productivity. Nurses are tasked with delivering effective and efficient care, as well as improving patient safety, experiences and results. The reduction of waste in service delivery, care and treatment can release time and resources for nurses to engage in direct patient care. Nurses have an important role in reducing waste and influencing other professionals in the healthcare environment to increase their efficiency and productivity.
Nursing Standard. 30, 38, 52-60. doi: 10.7748/ns.30.38.52.s45Peer review
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Received: 02 October 2015
Accepted: 23 December 2015
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