Nurse well-being: we can’t rebuild health services without it
A high proportion of healthcare workers are experiencing mental health issues and burnout, reports suggest – and there is no pandemic recovery without staff
Health and care workers have experienced increased workloads, redeployment to unfamiliar settings, extreme fatigue, isolation and moral distress over the past few years.
On top of this, they have often felt abandoned and undervalued by their organisations.
Soaring global levels of anxiety and depressive symptoms among healthcare staff
These are key conclusions of a new global report that is a call to action to protect the mental health of these workers, published by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH).
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