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    A third of NHS workers feel burnt out, staff survey shows

    Only a quarter of the NHS workforce say there are enough staff to do their jobs properly and a third feel burnt out, according to the latest staff survey.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 10 March 2023

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    ‘Doctors are reaching their limit’, warns BMA

    The British Medical Association has warned that the UK will 'get sicker' unless the government improves pay and conditions for its doctors, as 2022 was officially one of the worst years in history for excess deaths.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 11 January 2023

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    Five top wellbeing initiatives of 2022

    Five approaches to wellbeing we have been particularly impressed by this year. From getting active outdoors, to writing poetry, or making art, initiatives aim to manage specific pressures the organisations identified.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 14 December 2022

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    93,000 workers report catching Covid at work in 2021

    In the last year, 93,000 workers have self-reported catching Covid-19 at work, according to HSE’s latest official statistics.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 17 December 2021

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    Burnout is dangerous risk to functioning of NHS, hears inquiry

    Nearly half (44 per cent) of NHS workers report feeling unwell because of work-related stress, according to a survey which went out to 1.2 million NHS employees.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 09 June 2021

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    Airborne transmission risk for healthcare workers, PM told

    The Prime Minister must update guidance for healthcare settings to include the risk of airborne transmission, a coalition of doctors and academics have said.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 09 March 2021

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    Female doctors given masks made for men, says BMA

    The British Medical Association says it has received sustained reports from female doctors ‘struggling to find respirator masks that pass fit testing’, compromising their safety from coronavirus.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 14 January 2021

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    Health workers need vaccine urgently, says Unite

    Unite has called on government and NHS England to set out its strategy for vaccinating all frontline health workers, including security guards and cleaners as well as doctors and nurses.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 11 January 2021