Year: 1984 Source: Nursing Mirror, v.159 no.21, (December 1984), p.16-19 SIEC No: 19850942

Nurses have a high morbidity rate as potential suicides & a low life expectancy second only to miners working underground. The author assesses the dangers of stress in nursing & introduces the preliminary findings of the first major UK study of occupational stress in nursing conducted by Peter Hingley.