NHS England survey reveals ‘alarming downturn’ in staff wellbeing

Number of those sick due to work-related stress is highest in five years

Two in five NHS staff in England felt sick from the stress of their job at some point last year, according to a survey.

The figure of 39.8% of staff feeling unwell as a result of work-related stress was the highest in five years. The NHS staff survey also found that increasing numbers of doctors, nurses and other personnel felt disillusioned, were working unpaid overtime and were thinking about quitting.


Full story on The Guardian, 26 February 2019