A new study on role overload in Canada’s heath-care system (Duxbury & Higgins) confirms that health care workers are among the most stressed, overwhelmed and burned-out workers in the country. It showed that workers with supportive managers were the happiest and healthiest, most engaged, and have lower rates of absenteeism.
The study drove home the message that health care employers need to take care of their staff like they do their patients. (full article in Ottawa Citizen)
What types of support could your organization provide to make you a happier, healthier nurse?
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