Search Tag: Stress

Executive Health Management

Sex-gender-impacts-in-cardiovascular-disease-a-typical-presentation-of-cardiovascular-disease

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Differences in sex and gender may account for gaps in treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease, but at the same time, it also gives the opportunity for personalised sex and gender-specific medicine.   Typical presentations in medicine are defined in ways that health care professionals can draw on past experiences and education...Read more

Executive Health Management

Creative-solutions-for-staff-retention

2019 02 Jul

Long work hours, changing shifts, lack of sleep, fatigue, job-related stress...these are only some of the challenges NHS staff have to endure in trying to provide the best care for their patients. The results of the latest NHS staff survey of the views of personnel in England, therefore, came as no surprise. Of the 497,000 employees polled, more...Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare-staff-too-stressed-to-deal-with-disasters

2018 06 Mar

New research published in the journal Procedia Engineering further justifies the need for hospitals to focus more on making working conditions less stressful for their staff. Researchers say that high levels of stress and a lack of motivation among healthcare staff could result in hospitals having to shut down in the wake of a major incident such as...Read more

Executive Health Management

Nurse-burnout-what-causes-it-and-how-to-deal-with-it

2017 02 Nov

Hospitals and clinics are expected to provide the best possible care for their patients. And nurses, among the most visible members of hospital staff, are always there to assist both patients and physicians with their needs. Often they also serve as the link between patients and doctors, taking responsibility for much of the routine care before and...Read more

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Top-3-mindfulness-resources-for-medical-doctors

2017 02 Feb

Mindfulness is en vogue: the search volume has nearly quadrupled over the last 5 years according to Google Trends and the PubMed results count echoes this exponential growth as well. Mindfulness began to gain momentum in the Western medical community after the introduction of mindfulness-based stress reduction at the University of Massachusetts Medical...Read more

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Poor-e-roster-training-leads-to-high-stress

2016 18 Apr

Ward managers are over-stressed owing to a lack of basic training in essential areas such as electronic rostering, a Nursing Times report says. At the Safe Staffing Summit run by Healthcare Conferences UK, experts have warned that ward sisters are left floundering and opportunities to make the most efficient use of resources are wasted. Head of...Read more

Executive Health Management

Bust-that-stress-tips-for-healthcare-providers

2014 02 Jun

In most jobs, recognising and learning to manage daily stress is critical to a successful performance. Healthcare industry workers are particularly prone to pressure, having to complete quotas and targets and assist patients around the clock. They are frequently faced with life-or-death scenarios, traumatic events or overflowing waiting rooms. ...Read more