More than 300 NHS workers attempted suicide in Covid pandemic as charity warns of mental health crisis
The i says more than 300 NHS workers attempted suicide as they responded to the coronavirus pandemic last year, according to figures showing the scale of the mental health crisis facing the frontline.
i can reveal that a six-month study by the Laura Hyde Foundation (LHF), which supports emergency workers, found that 226 nurses, 79 paramedics and ambulance staff members and 17 medical students attempted to end their lives in 2020. It warned that a mental health pandemic is on the horizon.
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