Covid trauma will drive intensive care staff out of NHS, warns charity

Society that represents ICU staff says workers on pandemic frontline need urgent mental health support after year of high stress

The trauma of watching thousands of patients die during the Covid-19 pandemic will force many intensive care staff out of healthcare unless they get substantial mental health support, the charity that represents ICU workers has warned.

The Intensive Care Society said half of ICU staff needed psychological support to help them deal with their experiences and added that some had already left their professions.

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Category: Mental Health