Managing stress in a palliative care team

Paediatr Nurs. 2010 Dec;22(10):14-8. doi: 10.7748/paed2010.


This article describes a strategy to reduce the high levels of stress experienced by community nurses in a children's palliative care team. The development, use and effectiveness of a problem-solving team intervention are illustrated by direct quotations from the nurses themselves.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Models, Psychological
  • Palliative Care*
  • Patient Care Team*
  • Stress, Psychological / prevention & control*
  • Workforce