Staff in NHS stressed by bad practice

Walsh, Jennie
April 1998
People Management;04/02/98, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p13
Focuses on the research conducted by the Nuffield Trust which studied the health of British National Health Service (NHS) staff. High level of psychological disturbance exhibited by 50 percent of doctors; Sickness absence rate among NHS staff as higher than the industry average; Role of management style in staff health status.


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