Nearly two thirds of doctors have anxiety or depression, BMA survey findsBMJ 2021; 372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n22 (Published 05 January 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n22
- Abi Rimmer
- The BMJ
A survey of over 7000 doctors conducted by the BMA in December found that, while many thought that their colleagues were coping with work during the covid-19 pandemic, most had concerns about the standard of patient care being delivered.
Of 7067 doctors in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland who answered a question on their mental health,1 58% (4067) said that they had symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, burnout, emotional distress, or another mental health condition related to or …