Workplace aggression, including bullying in nursing and midwifery: a descriptive survey (the SWAB study).

@article{Farrell2012WorkplaceAI,
  title={Workplace aggression, including bullying in nursing and midwifery: a descriptive survey (the SWAB study).},
  author={Gerald A Farrell and Touran Shafiei},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 11},
  pages={1423-31}
}
BACKGROUND Workplace aggression remains an important source of distress among nurses and midwives and has negative effects on staff health, patient care and organisations' reputation and fiscal health. OBJECTIVES To report on the nature and extent of workplace aggression, including bullying experienced by nurses and midwives in Victoria, Australia. DESIGN A descriptive study design was chosen. SETTINGS AND METHODS The Nurses Board of Victoria posted 5000 surveys to the randomly selected… CONTINUE READING