FAO Nurses - Research into nurses stress reduction using probiotics

20 Jul 2020

Dear Colleagues

There is a study being led by researchers at the University of Auckland to see whether taking a probiotic supplement might reduce stress in healthcare workers.  If you are a nurse working in NZ, you might be interested in taking part in this study.

To watch a short video about the study click on this link https://youtu.be/BkikSFJAzSs

There is a Participant Information Sheet attached to this email and also at the end of this email which tells you everything you need to know about the study so you can decide if you would like to be part of it. You can also view it here:  https://secure.procon4.co.nz/Webforms/healthworker_study/Participant-Information-Sheet-Healthcare-Worker-Study.pdf

To sign up for the Study go to www.supportstudy.nz

 

Participation in this study is voluntary, any information you provide as part of it is kept confidential to the researchers.  Your employer, colleagues or friends will not know whether or not you choose to take part.

If you have any questions about the study you can also contact Dr Rebecca Slykerman on r.slykerman@auckland.ac.nz

 

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION SHEET

 

SUPPORT COVID19 Healthcare Workers Study

Stress-reduction Using Probiotics to Promote Ongoing Resilience Throughout (SUPPORT) Study