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The nature, characteristics and associations of care home staff stress and wellbeing: a national survey

  • Muhammad Saiful Islam1,
  • Christine Baker1,
  • Peter Huxley2,
  • Ian T. Russell1 and
  • Michael S Dennis1Email author
BMC NursingBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201716:22

Received: 27 December 2016

Accepted: 27 April 2017

Published: 8 May 2017

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Original Submission
27 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
18 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mick McKeown
20 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Richard Taylor
22 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Muhammad Islam
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
8 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12912-017-0216-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University
Centre for Mental Health and Society, Bangor University