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Workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care


This inquiry will focus on workforce burnout and resilience across the NHS and social care. It will look at:

  • burnout, resilience and stress levels before and during the covid-19 pandemic
  • the impact of workforce burnout on service delivery, staff, patients and service users
  • workforce planning and projections
  • the measures set out in the NHS People Plan
  • any further measures required to tackle burnout, including how to achieve parity for the social care workforce.


Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry.

Read an interactive summary of our report published on 8 June 2021.