Plan proposed for healthier NHS workforce

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 28 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:955
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    A new report calls on Britain's health ministers to set in train a 10 point plan to tackle the high burden of ill health among the NHS workforce.

    Improving the Health of the NHS Workforce points out that 27% of healthcare staff report high levels of psychological disturbance, compared with 18% of working people generally. Dr Robert Kendell, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and a member of the partnership that drew up the report, said: “I and my colleagues are seeing …

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