Phase 1 of an investigation into the levels of stress in United Kingdom hospice services.

@article{Hackett2009Phase1O,
  title={Phase 1 of an investigation into the levels of stress in United Kingdom hospice services.},
  author={Addy Hackett and Stephen Palmer and Jacqui R Farrants},
  journal={International journal of palliative nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          66-72
        }
}
Disagreement exists as to whether the work of palliative care nurses is more stressful than the work of other nurses, and research into the specific stressors facing hospice workers is limited. This article presents the results of phase 1 of a study investigating the levels of stress in two UK hospices and the possible coaching needs of staff working in these services. Phase 1 is a cross-sectional study that assessed the levels of stress and main work stressors experienced by staff working in… CONTINUE READING
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