What is it about?
Hospital staff and leaders explain how they used a locally developed team wellness program called SEED to deal with workplace stress. Leadership in demonstrating and supporting participation in the program was a critical part of its success.Leadership practices are described.
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Why is it important?
Healthcare workers experience a lot of burnout and stress and are asked to take care of themselves usually by changing their lifestyle or being responsible for their work-life balance. SEED views the workplace and the work team as the way to support wellness, promoting collaborative and supportive approaches. However, it is important to know how to make SEED successful and understanding the role of leadership is critical.
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This page is a summary of: Leading wellness in healthcare: A qualitative study of leadership practices for wellness in hospital settings, PLoS ONE, July 2023, PLOS,
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