Nurses and midwives ‘at high risk of burnout and bullying in the workplace’

Working conditions for nurses and midwives pose a significant threat to their mental health, which could worsen due to the pandemic, a review has found.

The Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) reviewed the mental health and wellbeing of nurses and midwives in the UK before the Covid-19 crisis.

Among its findings, published in a report on Thursday, it identified the high risk of work-related stress, mental health problems and burnout in the professions.

SOM warned that...
source: Reading Chronicle

2020-07-16 11:02
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