Many areas of nursing can be stressful, none more so than Oncology and Palliative Care. The emotive nature of working closely with patients and families at one of the most difficult times of their lives can be challenging. While rewarding and satisfying for much of the time, it can be overwhelming and difficult to face at other times.

You will find information here on burnout, the factors that may contribute to it, and some self-care strategies.

Last updated 27 February 2017

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