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- The latest NHS staff survey found that stress levels were at a five-year high, with 40 per cent of respondents reporting work-related stress within the last 12 months.
- The Health Foundation, The King’s Fund and Nuffield Trust project that the gap between staff needed in the English NHS and the number available could reach almost 250,000 by 2030, unless urgent action is taken.
- The King’s Fund position on NHS leadership and culture is available online.
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