Overwhelming pressures

New data from the Health and Social Care Workforce Study conducted by King’s College London finds that 58.1% of workers reported feeling overwhelmed by increasing pressures resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.  Phase 6 of the workforce survey, presenting results from 1,395 respondents during the period 25 November 2022 – 13 January 2023, found that social care workers and social workers were the most overwhelmed occupational groups with 68.4% of social workers and 57.1% of social care workers reporting this.  Nearly half (43%) of respondents said they had considered changing their employer or occupation since the start of the pandemic.  For full report and executive summary, go to  www.hscworkforcestudy.co.uk/reports-publications.