DAUK in The Independent: Coronavirus has exposed a number of problems with the NHS – skills and funds must be better distributed

A recent Doctors’ Association survey found that more than 1,000 doctors have seriously considered quitting this year, with 45 per cent of those asked citing the crisis’ impact on their mental health. Gruelling 12-hour shifts, exhaustion and burnout are also leading growing numbers of nurses to quit within three years of joining the profession.

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DAUK in The Independent: the Government must be held accountable for the worst A&E times on record as doctors ‘work themselves into the ground’

Dr Rinesh Parmar, The Doctors’ Association UK Chair tells The Independent that the latest A&E wait times figures came as a “direct result of years of underfunding” citing poor morale and spiralling workloads as contributing to a staffing crisis in emergency medicine.

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