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Nurse morale: leadership tips for supporting teams under pressure

What nurse managers can do to help staff feel appreciated and keep teams unified – including gestures that make a difference and gimmicks to avoid

What nurse managers can do to help staff feel appreciated and keep teams unified – including gestures that make a difference and gimmicks to avoid

  • Staff well-being was pushed to the fore during the pandemic as the toll it took on nurses and other healthcare workers became clear
  • Declining morale is linked to retention difficulties, with many nurses considering leaving their post
  • Advice for nurse managers on how to recognise and listen to staff concerns and offer support, even when circumstance are out of your control

With nurses working under crushing pressures, huge demands on health services and an ongoing staffing crisis, all amid a major pay dispute, there is no doubt that

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