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Blog Post #87 – Little Positive about Being Overloaded – Stress

By Emily Landau — (Emily is the editorial assistant at the OHS Canada magazine)

Work role overload is creating stress among a growing number of health care professionals, notes a report released in January.

Defining role overload as “having too many responsibilities and too little time in which to attend to them,” the review cites some of the contributing factors as understaffing, competing priorities (both at work and at home) and the organizational culture of the health care system. The last necessitates urgency, thereby making it difficult for health care providers to say “no” to any given task.

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