Hospitals need to repeatedly produce duty rosters for its nursing staff. The good scheduling of nurses has impact on the quality of health care, the recruitment of nurses, the development of budgets and other nursing functions. The nurse rostering problem (NRP) has been the subject of much study. This paper presents a brief overview, in the form of a bibliographic survey, of the many models and methodologies available to solve the NRP.
Manpower rostering, Scheduling, Healthcare, Hospitals
Business Administration, Management, and Operations | Operations and Supply Chain Management
European Journal of Operational Research
CHEANG, Brenda; LI, Haibing; LIM, Andrew; and RODRIGUES, Brian.
Nurse Rostering Problems: A Bibliographic Survey. (2003). European Journal of Operational Research. 151, (3), 447-460. Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/lkcsb_research/2280