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Post-traumatic stress and coping strategies of South African nurses during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic
Prior to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the South African healthcare system was already under severe strain due to amongst others, a lack of human resources, poor governance and management, and an unequal ...
Construct validity and reliability of the perceived stress scale for nursing students in South Africa
Background: Increased levels of stress in nursing students are negatively related to caring behaviours and also result in poorer job proficiency and nurses who are more inclined to leave the profession. The Perceived Stress ...
Factors associated with limited vaccine literacy: lessons learnt from COVID-19
Compared to many other developed countries, South Africa has a lower uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations. Although not widely researched, there is evidence that vaccine literacy (VL) is positively associated with vaccination ...