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A longitudinal ethnographic study of hospital staff attitudes and experiences of change in nutrition care

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 31 January 2020

This research describes the change process of staff attitudes, beliefs and experiences of introducing mealtime interventions designed to address patients' inadequate food intake in hospital. The findings highlight the importance of selling-in the reason for changes to avert resistance, due to entrenched beliefs and habitual behaviour in those required to implement the change at the front-line.

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Ottrey, E., Palermo, C., Huggins, C. E. and Porter, J. A longitudinal ethnographic study of hospital staff attitudes and experiences of change in nutrition care. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietics, 27 January, 2020 [Epub ahead of print]