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Soft authority: ecologies of infection management in the working lives of modern matrons and infection control staff.
This paper discusses the role of modern matrons and their work in the reduction of health care acquired infections. Based on in-depth interviews with 10 matrons in a health care trust in the UK Midlands region, we explore ...
The habitus of hygiene: Discourses of cleanliness and infection control in nursing work
This paper reports upon a qualitative interview study of 22 matrons, infection control staff and operating theatre staff who were questioned about their working lives and the role they played in the control of healthcare ...