Written Answers. - Stress in Nursing.

Wednesday, 21 March 1990

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 397 No. 3

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  174.  Mr. J. Mitchell  Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell   asked the Minister for Health  Information on Rory O'Hanlon  Zoom on Rory O'Hanlon   if he is in receipt of a report on stress in nursing; if his attention has been drawn to reports that he has placed an embargo on the publication of this report; if he will authorise its publication; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Health (Dr. O'Hanlon): Information on Rory O'Hanlon  Zoom on Rory O'Hanlon  A report on a study on stress in Irish nursing has been submitted to my Department, which commissioned the study. In the course of the academic refereeing process, which is normal practice in relation to such studies, a number of problems have emerged which relate to the methodology employed in the study. Pending a resolution of these problems, which is [673] the subject of on-going discussion with An Bord Altranais, it would be premature to consider publication of the report.


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