Breadcrumb Home Publications Care will get worse unless politicians make tough calls This content relates to the following topics: Workforce and skills Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page In an article for the Independent, Chris Ham explains that improvements in services will only if politicians are willing to support doctors and managers.Read the full article from the Independent Comments Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Blog Naming the issue: chronic excessive workload in the NHS Chronic excessive workload is damaging staff health and quality of care. Organisations must name and address this issue for the sake of staff, patients and the health and care system. Press release 'Covid-19 has redrawn the scale of the challenge facing the NHS': The King's Fund comments on the latest NHS performance statistics Deborah Ward, Senior Analyst at The King’s Fund, comments on the latest NHS performance statistics. Article Health and care organisations say more action is needed on staff health and wellbeing A broad coalition of health and care organisations have come together to speak with one voice about the need to prioritise the emotional and physical wellbeing of health and care staff. Press release ‘Bitter irony’ that health and care staff are made ill by their work: The King’s Fund response to the Commons Committee report on workforce burnout and resilience 'It is a bitter irony that so many health and care staff are made ill because of their work,' says Suzie Bailey, Director of Leadership and Organisational Development at The King’s Fund, responding to the Health and Social Care Committee report on workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care.