Can survivors of COVID-19 later experience guilt?
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Can survivors of COVID-19 later experience guilt?

Gwendolyn Saalmink Oncology research nurse, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Heather Iles-Smith Head, Nursing research and innovation at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, University of Leeds

Research nurses describe how some patients report anxiety and feelings of guilt after discharge from hospital

Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK government has prioritised research into effective treatments. Studies were under way in record time. And as two research nurses – one normally working in oncology and the second a senior nurse manager with cardiology research experience – we have responded to the crisis by contributing to the set up and delivery of COVID-19 studies in our trust, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 19, 5, 12-13. doi: 10.7748/cnp.19.5.12.s9

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