All stressed up and nowhere to go?

Calnan, M.W. and Wainwright, D. and Forsythe, M. and Wall, B. (2000) All stressed up and nowhere to go? Health Service Journal, 110 . pp. 28-29. ISSN 0952-2271. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

A survey of 1,545 staff in general practices in South East region found that GPs and practice managers were the most stressed. GPs believed that dealing with difficult patients was particularly stressful. The relationships between the senior partner and practice manager and the GP-nurse relationship were seen as crucial. The relationship between GPs and nurses is characterised by ambivalence and uncertainty. The division of labour between GPs and practice managers needs clarification if the government's proposals for improving general practice are to succeed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Paula Loader
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2009 16:25
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2012 14:41
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/11961 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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