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Effects of stress in an NHS trust: a study

07 October 1998

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This study of staff in an NHS trust tests two established models of occupational stress. Payne (1979) suggested that support at work can help to neutralise the...

Managing stress at work: an alternative approach

09 April 1997

Nursing Standard


Recent studies indicate that nurses are experiencing unacceptably high levels of stress (Barr and Williams 1995, Cavanagh and Snape 1993, Fagin et al1995), a finding...

Retaining and recruiting peri-operative nursing staff

08 October 1997

Nursing Standard

Conference focus: theatre nursing

An operating room running on a minimum of qualified staff with an untrained team member scrubbing up for major vascular operations is a worrying but not unheard of...

Self-reported stress and its effects on nurses

04 July 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim The primary aim of this study was to examine the relationship between job satisfaction and self-reported stress levels among nurses working in a children’s...

I‘m sorry, what did you say your name was again?

01 July 2005

Mental Health Practice


Those who work in an acute psychiatric setting know that the number of learning opportunities are endless. Yet, while on placement, some nursing students would not...

Modernising the 12-hour shift

22 January 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To evaluate a year-long trial of a nursing shift pattern involving two 12-hour and two six-and-a-quarter-hour shifts. Method Twenty four nurses, four night...

Introducing contemporary shift patterns in a hospice setting

14 March 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

For many nurses, quality of life is dependent on the balance of work and home life. Registered, skilled and experienced nurses are necessary to ensure that a...

How nurses can cope with stress and avoid burnout

05 November 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

This article draws on a systematic literature review to identify stressors in emergency and trauma nursing settings, and their potential effects on staff. After a...

early career experiences

01 October 2005

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Recent years have witnessed many changes in services for learning disability clients, with concomitant changes in the role of learning disability nurses. Career...

Self-efficacy and job satisfaction in nurses who care for mentally disordered offenders

10 December 2014

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

The relationship between self-efficacy and job satisfaction is multifaceted. Nurses might have concerns about managing their workload, which can trigger the stress...