Table 3

Proportion of staff who reported providing assistance before training (BT) and at six month follow up (FU)
% of staff who helped
BT (n = 102) FU (n = 48) BT vs FU
% (n) % (n) P
Suggest they try to get hold of self-help materials 4.9 (5) 14.6 (7) 0.289
Suggest they go to a GP/ doctor or other health professional 2.9 (3) 37.5 (18) <0.001
Assist them to make an appointment with their doctor 2.0 (2) 33.3 (16) <0.001
Suggest they go to a psychologist or other mental health professional 2.9 (3) 12.5 (6) 0.289
Go with them to see a doctor or health professional 1.0 (1) 12.5 (6) 0.031
Follow them up and make sure that they got professional help 2.0 (2) 31.3 (15) 0.001

BT, before training; FU, follow up.

Atkins et al.

Atkins et al. BMC Nursing 2013 12:10   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-12-10

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