Lindo, Jascinth L. M.; La Grenade, Janet A.; McCaw-Binns, Affette M.; Jackson, Maria D.; Eldemire-Shearer, Denise A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Evaluation of the General Well-Being of Doctors and Nurses in Two Hospitals in Kingston, Jamaica [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Objective: To assess the level of general mental well-being of doctors and nurses from the University Hospital of the West indies (UHWI) and the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) using the General Health Questionnaire 30 (GHQ 30). Design and Method: Two hundred and twelve doctors and nurses at the CRH and UHWI were studied using a self-administered 33-item questionnaire and the GHQ 30 to determine general mental well being. probable caseness was defined as a GHQ 30 score > 5. Focus group discussions were also held with staff at both hospitals. (AU)....