Supported nurses give better care

Van-Hein Wallace, Annette
November 2009
Nursing Standard;11/4/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p54
Trade Publication
In the article the author discusses the need for nurses to receive formal emotional support after the death of a patient. She comments that unsupported grief can lead to job dissatisfaction and job turnover. Suggestions from the author for supporting nurses include bereavement counseling services, grief support groups and new staff training on the care of dying patients.


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