Coping with stress: are you turning to food, alcohol or antidepressants due to work pressures?
Our well-being survey suggests many nurses are struggling to find healthy outlets for stress
Our annual well-being survey suggests many nurses are struggling to find healthy outlets for stress as the pressures of the pandemic and staffing issues continue
- Nursing Standard’s health and well-being at work survey 2021 presents a snapshot of the profession after almost two years of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Almost half of respondents said they were were eating too much and many were drinking alcohol or taking prescription medication to cope with the pressures of their job
- Healthier coping mechanisms that work for some nurses, plus signposts to support available if you are struggling
Stressed-out nurses are turning to food, alcohol and antidepressants to cope with the pressures of work, a Nursing Standard survey
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