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NHS Staff Survey 2019 now published

Commenting on the publication of the NHS Staff Survey 2019, RPS President Sandra Gidley said:

“The scale of the challenge to support NHS staff is substantial but it’s heartening to see that some progress is being made.

“The continuous and relentless pressure experienced by frontline staff means it’s vital the focus is ramped up on recruitment and retention to ease the load on existing teams and to keep the excellent staff we already have. It underlines the need for a strategic approach to supporting the workforce which we hope to see published soon in the long-anticipated NHS People Plan.”

“The issue of work-related stress is still paramount. Our own campaign on workforce wellbeing showed that 80% of pharmacists are at risk of burnout. We are continuing to campaign for all pharmacists, wherever they work, to have equal access to mental health and wellbeing support, alongside doctors and dentists.

“We’re pleased to see the Government take action to protect staff against people who behave in a discriminatory or abusive way. We know that many pharmacists face difficulties on a daily basis. No member of the team should have to experience harassment as part of their working life.”  

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