Preventive staff-support interventions for health workers

Case study

van Wyk BE, Pillay-Van Wyk V

Publication details

Number of pages: 35
Publication date: 2010
Languages: English


This review analyzes the studies of intervention to support and train health care workers in dealing with stressful job situation to prevent burnout and enhance job satisfaction.

The interventions explored were: formal and informal support groups, training in identifying and coping with stressful situation and management intervention like multidisciplinary meetings, feedback session for supporting staff.