Presenteeism among Portuguese and Swiss nurses and its impact on patient safety and quality of care

A qualitative study based on online focus group discussions will explore the perceptions of, attitudes to, and experiences with presenteeism among frontline nurses and nurse managers. We expect that the findings from this Swiss-Portuguese research partnership will contribute to a better understanding of where the thresholds for presenteeism lie and to contribute to the development of future interventional studies and recommendations.

Keywords: Presenteeism, Patient safety, Quality of Care

PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER in the Polytechnic of Leiria
Carlos Laranjeira

DURATION
12 months (2020 – 2021) 

INSTITUTIONAL AND INDUSTRY PARTNERS
School of Health Sciences, HES-SO Valais/Wallis, Switzerland