Editorial

We must all help to transform the well-being culture in the NHS

Well-being guardians may lead the way, but we all have our part to play 
Well-being guardians

Well-being guardians may lead the way, but we must make a collective effort to change the 'poor well-being culture' of the NHS

This year’s RCN international mental health nursing research conference featured a presentation by Health Education England (HEE) national clinical fellow Kathryn Grayling.

Ms Grayling discussed the introduction of NHS workforce well-being guardians, as recommended in the HEE’s NHS Staff and Learners' Mental Wellbeing Report.

Report reveals a 'poor well-being culture' in parts of the NHS

The figures she cited were shocking: only two out of five clinical staff describe their mental well-being as good and more than one in four feel their well-being is not important to the NHS.

‘There is poor well-being

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