What is it about?

This quantitative study examines the wellbeing of palliative care workers in India during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study involves the use of the subjective wellbeing scale developed by the World Health Organization (WHO). A total of 114 palliative care workers took part in the study.

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Why is it important?

Palliative care is a challenging field and the COVID-19 pandemic made it even more stressful for many. This study documents the problems faced by palliative care workers and measures their wellbeing during the pandemic.


This easy-to-read yet useful article has now been added as part of the World Health Organization's database relating to COVID-19.

Dr. S. Rama Gokula Krishnan
St. Joseph's University, Bengaluru

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This page is a summary of: Wellbeing of Palliative Care Workers During Covid-19 Pandemic: Implications for Social Work Practice, Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, August 2022, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/15524256.2022.2112808.
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