What employers need to learn from nurse suicides
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What employers need to learn from nurse suicides

Stephanie Jones-Berry Health journalist

Organisations are missing chances to improve psychological support for staff, as a Nursing Standard survey finds few know when suicide is the cause of a death in service

If a nurse dies by suicide it is unlikely their employer will have a record of the fact – but with most nurses at above-average risk it seems all the more important that opportunities to improve workplace psychological support are not missed.

Nursing Standard. 34, 1, 36-38. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.1.36.s16

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