The views of primary health care nurses towards the National Health Insurance

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dc.contributor.author Khuzwayo, Phindaphiwe Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2015-07-27T08:29:08Z
dc.date.available 2015-07-27T08:29:08Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/18128
dc.description Thesis (M.M. (Public and Development Management))--University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, Graduate School of Public and Development Management, 2015. en_ZA
dc.description.abstract This study examines the views of Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses towards the National Health Insurance (NHI) in Johannesburg District D2. The main aim of this study is to respond on the views of PHC nurses towards NHI that is going to be implemented in 2015 and how to avoid, and manage, any challenges that might emerge with the implementation of the project. Primary data was collected by means of interviews guide with PHC nurses from the Johannesburg district D 2. The study is qualitative. Purposive sampling was used to identify participants who are knowledgeable about the NHI. Nine participants were selected and interviewed. The sample selected was non-probability sampling. For this study, purposive or judgmental sampling is used. Data was collected by means of interviews questionnaires with PHC nurses from the Johannesburg district D2. The research questions addressed the concepts which are critical on the views of PHC nurses towards NHI in Johannesburg Metro district D2. The findings indicate that the general views of the nurses are positive towards the NHI. Nurses are positive and ready to support the implementation of the project but proper buy-ins, stakeholder engagement and proper planning needs to be in place in order for the successful implementation of the project. The study recommends that the training of nurses should take place before the implementation the project. Sufficient availability of resources to ensure that quality health care service is rendered. There should a sufficient workforce to ensure that a quality service is not compromised. en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.subject National Health Insurance en_ZA
dc.subject South Africa en_ZA
dc.title The views of primary health care nurses towards the National Health Insurance en_ZA
dc.type Thesis en_ZA


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