Edition 20 — Tackling burnout in nursing and midwifery

This edition, we’re talking about burnout in nursing and midwifery. We’ve all been stretched in recent years, and some of us feel like we’re at our limit. In this issue we look at personal and collective action that we can take to prevent and recover from burnout and regain our health.
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In this issue
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Mark Aitken & Celeste Pinney: Solving the burnout problem among healthcare workers — 5 shared responsibilities
Mark & Celeste explore the collective responsibilities of nurses, midwives and other healthcare workers to prevent burnout in our professions.

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Podcast: Burnout in nursing and midwifery explored with Sharee Johnson
Psychologist Sharee Johnson joins the podcast to discuss how to identify and treat burnout in healthcare workers.

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Celeste Pinney: Why midwives are at risk of burnout — and what we can do about it
Celeste Pinney examines the factors that increase burnout in midwifery and shares her own story of recovery.

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Elle Brown: Book Rec: Burnout: Solve Your Stress Cycle by Emily & Amelia Nagoski
Elle Brown RN reviews a book on burnout that’s very relevant to nurses and midwives.

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Talk to us

If you're feeling burned out and want to talk about it, we're here. Call our national confidential support line 24/7 on 1800 667 877 or email us. The service is anonymous, confidential, and free. 

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