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NHS STAFF EXPERIENCING MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS ON ‘SCALE OF WAR VETERANS’

Support services for NHS staff have seen a huge surge in demand in recent months, Byline Times can reveal.


NHS staff are facing mental health crises similar to that experienced by many war veterans, amid record backlogs and understaffing, Byline Times has been told.

Peter Welsh, a mental health support worker for an NHS trust in the south-west who assists GP surgeries, said he is seeing a major increase in NHS staff approaching GPs with mental health issues including anxiety and symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).


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