Hamburg - Nurses are under considerable pressure. That is the. Accordingly, in addition to the high emotional stress, the inadequate work organization is major problem for the nursing staff Perceive the scope.
In addition, according to the study, nurses can mainly work in hospitals, in palliative care and in nursing homes Difficult to cope with the workload. Around two out of three respondents criticize the inadequate staffing ratio in these areas.
And the feedback culture also apparently leaves much to be desired in many places. Just one in two (51 percent) of those surveyed received appropriate and personal feedback from their manager, more than third (36%) complained about bullying and discrepancies within the team.
The study "Psychological stress in nursing" has the degree of stress and the nature of the psychological stress of care workers in the areas of outpatient care, inpatient care at home, inpatient care hospital, palliative care and administration / management examined.
"The framework conditions in nursing are consistently experienced as unfavorable" is the conclusion of the authors. It is all the more important to take countermeasures. In their opinion, change in the framework conditions could significantly reduce the psychological stress of the nursing staff.