Quitting in the face of intolerable pressure
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Quitting in the face of intolerable pressure

James Buchan Visiting professor, University of Edinburgh

To what extent is burnout from the pandemic pushing nurses to leave the profession?

Surveys are highlighting concerns about negative psychological effects of the pandemic – notably stress, burnout and post-traumatic stress disorder – on the UK nursing workforce. Another, published by the RCN, shows nursing staff in the UK are still being asked to keep going in the face of intolerable pressure.

Emergency Nurse. 30, 5, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/en.30.5.11.s5

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