Emily Gartshore Emily.Gartshore@nottingham.ac.uk
Development and evaluation of an educational training package to promote health and wellbeing
Gartshore, Emily; Briggs, Lydia; Blake, Holly
Background: Supporting the health and wellbeing of healthcare employees is a UK national priority.
Aims: To design, deliver and evaluate an educational package to promote health and wellbeing for nurses and midwives
Methods: An online training package was developed and administered in two ways: online (HAWN-online) or in a face-to-face workshop (HAWN-contact). A mixed- methods evaluation was used to assess usability and acceptability of HAWN training. Findings: 316 nurses, midwives and students completed the online training package. 16 participants attended the workshop. HAWN-online significantly increased knowledge in core areas of workplace health and wellbeing. Nurses and midwives valued online and face-to-face delivery but raised barriers to attendance at workshops. Participants advocated that training in workplace health should be mandatory for all frontline staff.
Conclusions: Employers should take steps to promote staff wellbeing through HAWN training, and address barriers to accessing workplace health training or supportive services.
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Journal||British Journal of Nursing|
|Publisher||Mark Allen Healthcare|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|APA6 Citation||Gartshore, E., Briggs, L., & Blake, H. (2018). Development and evaluation of an educational training package to promote health and wellbeing. British Journal of Nursing, 26(21), doi:10.12968/bjon.2017.26.21.1182. ISSN 0966-0461|
|Keywords||Healthy lifestyle, Patient care, Occupational health, Wellbeing, Research|
|Related Public URLs||http://www.magonlinelibrary.com/loi/bjon|
|Copyright Statement||Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf|
|Additional Information||This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in British Journal of Nursing, copyright © MA Healthcare, after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see https://www.magonlineli...68/bjon.2017.26.21.1182|
Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/end_user_agreement.pdf
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