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OBJECTIVE   To identify key workplace demands and resources for nurses working in very remote Australia and measure levels of occupational stress in this population. METHODS   The study used a cross-sectional design, utilising a structured questionnaire. SETTING   Health centres in very remote Australia. RESULTS   Nurses working in very remote(More)
Results Results revealed that nurses working in major Australian hospitals reported higher levels of psychological distress and emotional exhaustion than nurses working very remotely. However, both groups report relatively high levels of stress. Nurses working very remotely demonstrated higher levels of work engagement and job satisfaction. There are common(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of an organisational intervention aimed to reduce occupational stress and turnover rates of 55% in hospital nurses. DESIGN The evaluation used a pre- and post-intervention design, triangulating data from surveys and archival information. SETTING Two public hospitals (H1 and H2) in the Northern Territory (NT) Australia(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to develop a measure that would adequately and sensitively measure the occupational stress experience of nurses working in very remote health care facilities. Because no existing nursing stress tool is suitable to assess the unique stressors of remote nursing practice, the aim was to address this gap in(More)
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