Work Stress and Burnout – Bio-Clinical Markers

Work stress can manifest for many reasons – long hours, work overload, unrealistic expectations, conflict and toxic workplace cultures to name just a few. If not curtailed, this stress can lead to burnout. Though commonly thought of as a condition of ‘emotional’ exhaustion, burnout can be considered as extreme emotional, physical and mental exhaustion. Psychological [...]

2018-05-12T03:45:40+00:00 By |Healthcare, Stress, Wellness|

Nurses and Presenteeism

(This is an article from: AUTONOMIC NURSING DIGEST April 17, 2018 ~ Ray) Which nurse hasn’t turned up to work feeling “under the weather”? It is considered usual practice that nurses soldier on no matter the consequences. Nurses know the consequences to themselves and to their patients from this behaviour. Yet they continue to do [...]

2018-04-23T03:41:11+00:00 By |Healthcare|