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'Most people in the NHS, they are sad'
"NHS staff have run off adrenalin for the past year and that adrenalin is running out. We're all coming to the point where we're all just crashing and burning out." Emily Moorhouse is one of thousands of NHS staff who have either left the profession or changed roles this year. Although the Nursing and Midwifery (NMC) register shows the number of nurses, midwives and nursing associates has grown by 1.8% to just under 745,000, it also shows the number of people leaving the profession is at its highest rate since 2017 with 13,945 quitting between April and September this year... More here.
Everyone I know who works in the NHS is sad, every single one of them because of what has come before. The fact that what comes after can only be worse given how everything is being handled at the moment is the icing on a very sour cake.