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Factors impacting on retention amongst rural community mental health workers: a literature review.

Cosgrove, Catherine; Hussain, Rafat; Maple, Myfanwy


Australia’s rural communities rely heavily on public-sector provided community mental health services and these services face major recruitment and retention challenges, with many long-term unfilled positions and high staff turnover. This paper aims, by undertaking a comprehensive literature review of Australian peer-reviewed studies, to identify the impacting factors on retention among community mental health clinicians working in rural Australia. Thirteen studies were found and thematic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Advances in Mental Health
DOI: 10.1080/18374905.2015.1023421


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