When it comes to introducing ourselves into the health environment we must first know and determine What is health? The most accepted and widespread definition is that which tells us that health is "the complete state of physical, mental and social well-being and not only the absence of disease" (WHO, 1945)....

The focus group is a group work methodology, which can be very useful for the nurse manager when obtaining information, reactions, opinions and expectations regarding the problems or other situations of the work groups. Like the nominal group techniques, it is ideal for practice in small groups of no more than 15 people. And its objective is not so much to obtain a consensus on a problem as to obtain a series of criteria and points on which to work...