The Mental Vitality @ Work study: design of a randomized controlled trial on the effect of a workers' health surveillance mental module for nurses and allied health professionals
- Mental Vitality @ Work: The effectiveness of a mental module for workers' health surveillance for nurses and allied health professionals, comparing two approaches in a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Ketelaar, Sarah; Nieuwenhuijsen, Karen; Gärtner, Fania; Bolier, Linda; Smeets, Odile; Sluiter, Judith // International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health;Jul2014, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p527
Purpose: The aim of this study was to compare two approaches for a worker's health surveillance (WHS) mental module on work functioning and work-related mental health. Methods: Nurses and allied health professionals from one organisation were cluster-randomised at ward level to e-mental health...
- Health care assistants need regulation. // Australian Nursing Journal;May2000, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p17
Reports on the preliminary findings of a British government commissioned review about the practice of allowing dismissed nurses to work as health care assistants (HCA) in hospitals. Reason for the review; Function and role of HCA in Great Britain; Recommendations of the review.
- Getting the skill mix right. Scott, Graham // Nursing Standard;4/7/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 31, p1
The author introduces articles in this issue concerning support staff including an article about patients becoming more dependent on health care assistants than nurses and an article concerning how ward housekeepers are providing more time for nurses to spend on patients.
- Changes to Mental Health Act will give nurses the power to section patients. Duffin, Christian // Mental Health Practice;Dec2008, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p5
The article reports on changes in the Mental Health Act of Great Britain which will enable nurses to section patients. It mentions that the General Social Care Council has outlined the training program for those who want to become an approved mental health professional. It is open to nurses,...
- OH nurses need to share best practice with European peers. // Occupational Health;Jul2003, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p4
Reports on the need for occupational health (OH) nurses to share best practice with their colleagues in Europe, according to OH professional Charles Graham. Importance of occupational health nursing; Contribution of Graham to the formation of the organization European Federation of Occupational...
- Week set to honor allied health professionals. Costello, Mary Ann // AHA News;10/21/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 41, p6
Focuses on the Allied Health Professions Week from November 3 to 9, 2002 in the U.S. Sponsors of the annual event; Comparison of the number of allied health professionals with nurses and physicians in the country; Activities planned for the event.
- New MHA scholarship program draws 100. // AHA News;10/21/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 41, p7
Reports on the launch of a health professions scholarship program by the Maryland Hospital Association. Information on the applicants for the scholarships; Benefits of the scholarship program; Background on vacancy rates for nursing and allied health professionals in Maryland's hospitals.
- UNIFORMS MASK DIFFERENCES IN ROLES. // Nursing Standard;6/23/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 42, p5
The article discusses concerns over how staff and patients will distinguish allied health personnel such as assistant practitioners (APs) from nurses if they are required to wear similar uniforms.
- Work factors as predictors of sickness absence attributed to airway infections; a three month prospective study of nurses' aides. Eriksen, W.; Bruusgaard, D.; Knardahl, S. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jan2004, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p45
Aims: To identify the work factors that are related to sickness absence attributed to airway infections (AAI) in nurses' aides. Methods: The sample comprised 5563 Norwegian nurses' aides, not on sick leave when they completed a mailed questionnaire in 1999. Of these, 4931 (88.6%) completed a...