When nurses forget to look after themselves

In Australia, close to 380,000 people work as nurses.

The role nurses play in the delivery of healthcare is crucial, often spending more time with the patient than any other health professional.

Yet while nurses pay such close attention to the health of others, they often forget to think of themselves.


  • Lin Perry – Professor of Nursing in Social Practice and Development in the Faculty of Health at the University of Technology Sydney.

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