On episode 215 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing career podcast, Nurse Keith discusses recent news about the scourge of burnout, depression, and overwork among nurses, as well as the underreported specter of nurse suicide. We also include new data on nurse suicide in Great Britain, as well as the World Health Organization’s new classification of burnout as an occupational phenomenon, not a medical condition.

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The following are the articles referenced during this episode:


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Nurse KeithIn case you didn’t already know, Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, award-winning nurse blogger, writer, podcaster, keynote and motivational speaker, and popular career columnist. With two decades of nursing experience, Keith deeply understands the issues faced by 21st-century nurses. From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast. Keith’s message of savvy career management and professional satisfaction reaches tens of thousands of nurses worldwide. Keith can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram—as well as at NurseKeith.com.