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Assessment of Quality of Working-Life of Nurses in Two Tertiary Hospitals in Ekiti State, Nigeria

O Awosusi


This study examined the quality of working-life of Nurses in University Teaching Hospital Ado-Ekiti and Federal Medical Centre Ido-Ekiti.Data for this study were collected using 20-item questionnaire administered on one hundred (100) respondents in the study area. The data were analyzed using frequency table, likert scale and percentages statistical method. Results from this study showed that 4 (4.2%) of the Nurses were very satisfied with the overall level of their working quality, 24 (25.0%) were satisfied, 60 (62.5%) were fairly satisfied, and 8(8.3%) were not satisfied. This study recommends that Government should improve on the general welfare, working condition,and pay of Nurses. This study will be of importance to government at all levels, medical practitioners, administrators, labour leaders, planners and researchers in ensuring, that the quality of working-life of nurses is not
being jeopardized but sustained, to ensure improved and standard delivery of healthcare services.

Key Words: Assessment, Hospital, Nurses, Quality, and Working-life.