Aim of study

The aim is to increase knowledge and understanding of self-compassion and explore how this may enhance the health and wellbeing of health professionals (midwives and nurses).


1- To find out and explore what self-compassion means to nurses and midwives

2- To find out what being compassionate to others means to nurses and midwives

3- To find out if there is an association between self-compassion and levels of anxiety, stress, mood, wellbeing

4- To provide education to develop self-compassion strategies

5- To enhance nurses and midwives’ skills for self-compassion

Participation in this study is voluntary. You have the right to withdraw from this study at any time.

Please confirm that you understand what you have to do to participate in this study and give consent

This study is supported by SA Health and SAPDN