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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Work-related stress and intention to leave among midwives working in Swiss maternity hospitals : a cross-sectional study
Authors: Peter, Karin Anne
Meier-Kaeppeli, Barbara
Pehlke-Milde, Jessica
Grylka, Susanne
et. al: No
DOI: 10.1186/s12913-021-06706-8
Published in: BMC Health Services Research
Volume(Issue): 21
Issue: 671
Issue Date: Jul-2021
Publisher / Ed. Institution: BioMed Central
ISSN: 1472-6963
Language: English
Subjects: Intention to leave; Job satisfaction; Midwifery; Stressors; Work force retention
Subject (DDC): 331: Labor economics
618: Gynecology, obstetrics and midwifery
Abstract: Health systems around the globe are struggling to recruit qualified health professionals. Work-related stress plays an important role in why health professionals leave their profession prematurely. However, little is known about midwives' working conditions and intentions to leave their profession, although this knowledge is key to work force retention. Therefore, we aimed to investigate work-related stress among midwives working in Swiss maternity hospitals, as well as differences between midwives and other health professionals and the stressors associated with midwives' intention to leave the profession.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: School of Health Sciences
Organisational Unit: Institute of Midwifery (IHB)
Published as part of the ZHAW project: Berufszufriedenheit Hebammen
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