Vol. 15 No. 3 (2023): BAPIOAC23 - National Conference

Managing Stress & Mental Well-being in the NHS Staff

Ananta Dave
East Midlands Integrated Care Board, UK
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Published 2023-10-03


  • stress,
  • well-being,
  • Employee burnout

How to Cite

Dave, A. (2023). Managing Stress & Mental Well-being in the NHS Staff. Sushruta Journal of Health Policy & Opinion, 15(3). https://doi.org/10.38192/15.3.6


This article focuses on the workplace stress and mental well-being element and considers views on who is responsible for managing stress at work and promoting mental well-being.


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