No gimmicks or empty gestures: The well-being support staff really need
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No gimmicks or empty gestures: The well-being support staff really need

Erin Dean Health journalist

Tea tents are no use if you can’t take a tea break; initiatives should start with the essentials

Giving exhausted NHS staff gifts of sunflower seeds to plant as a symbol of resilience, setting up well-being tents that overstretched professionals can’t take the time to visit, and providing water bottles that are banned from clinical areas are among the ways managers have tried to show appreciation during the pandemic.

Nursing Standard. 36, 12, 41-43. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.12.41.s19

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