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Sustaining working ability in the nursing profession - investigation of premature departure from work - (NEXT NURSES' EXIT STUDY)

Objective

In most European countries there is a shortage of nursing labour, which will become even more severe in the course of the demographic development. Today' s working conditions do not allow healthy ageing at work for the majority of the nursing staff. The vast majority of nursing staff leaves the nursing profession prior to regular retirement age. Within the framework of cohort studies in 8 European countries, the reasons /circumstances for premature departure from health casework shall be investigated among nursing staff of health care institutions in primary and hospital care. Risk factors and risk groups of premature departure, as well as the subsequent consequences, will be evaluated. So will the factors of relevance for normal ageing. Consequently, the investigation provides the basis for targeted workplace health promotion designed to assure sustainable workability in the nursing profession.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

BERGISCHE UNIVERSITAET GESAMTHOCHSCHULE WUPPERTAL
Address
Gauss Strasse 20
42097 Wuppertal
Germany

Participants (12)

ASSISTANCE PUBLIQUE - HOPITAUX DE PARIS
France
Address
Avenue Victoria 3
75004 Paris
CENTRAL INSTITUTE FOR LABOUR PROTECTION
Poland
Address
Czerniakowska 16
00701 Warsaw
CITY UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Address
Philpot Street
E1 2EA London
FEDERAL INSTITUTE FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
Germany
Address
Friedrich Henkel Weg 1-25
44149 Dortmund
FINNISH INSTITUTE OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
Finland
Address
10,Haemeenkatu 10
20500 Turku / Abo
KAROLINSKA INSTITUTE
Sweden
Address

112 94 Stockholm
NATIONAL CENTRE FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH
United Kingdom
Address
Northampton Square 35
London
PRIVATE UNIVERSITAET WITTEN/HERDECKE GGMBH
Germany
Address
Stockumer Strasse 12
58453 Witten
THE UNIVERSITY OF MILANO
Italy
Address
Via Santa Barnaba 8 Clinica L. Devoto
20122 Milano
UNIVERSITE CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN
Belgium
Address
Clos Chapelle-aux-champs 30
1200 Bruxelles
UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE
Netherlands
Address
Drienerlolaan 5
7500 AE Enschede
UNIVERSITY P.J. SAFARIK
Slovakia
Address
Trieda Snp 1
040 66 Kosice