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Rethinking professional governanceInternational directions in healthcare$
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Ellen Kuhlmann and Mike Saks

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349569

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.001.0001

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Interprofessional relationships: doctors and nurses in Slovenia

Interprofessional relationships: doctors and nurses in Slovenia

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(p.111) Seven Interprofessional relationships: doctors and nurses in Slovenia
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Rethinking professional governance
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Majda Pahor

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0008

This chapter discusses research into interprofessional relationships between nurses and doctors in Slovenia, introducing the notion of culture as a hidden organiser of professional action and identity. It places the individual perceptions and actor-based changes in the Slovenian healthcare system in the context of the historical formation of Roman Catholic culture and the experiences of the centralised bureaucracy of the socialist era. The concept of individualisation and self-determination and the notion of trust serve to explore the complexity and cultural embeddedness of professional relationships in healthcare.

Keywords:   Slovenia, nurse-doctor relationship, interprofessional relationships, professional action, healthcare system, Roman Catholic culture

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