Study Findings

As the study progresses we will keep you informed of our findings. On this page you will find links to reports and papers telling you what we have found out. 

NHS CHECK webinar presents study findings to date.

To see the video please click here

New findings from NHS CHECK find 1 in 10 healthcare workers experienced suicidal thoughts during the pandemic

Our paper, called Suicidal thoughts and behaviour among healthcare workers in England during the COVID-19 pandemic: A longitudinal study has recently made headlines in the media including The Guardian, The Independent and Times Radio. We have created a summary for you to read, and if you would like to read the full paper, you can find it here.

To read the summary text, please click here.

Mental Health, Occupational Outcomes and Wellbeing Among Lower Paid Staff

Beth Croak (PhD Student & Research Assistant at King’s Centre for Military Health Research) has put together a video on what she will be exploring in her PhD ‘ Mental Health, Occupational Outcomes and Wellbeing Among Lower Paid NHS staff. ‘

Its set to be  a fascinating insight into how our research will help her understand how low wages affect NHS staff’s experiences. 

Watch below:

Supporting the mental health of NHS staff as part of post-pandemic recovery

In December 2021, we brought together researchers, NHS staff, professional bodies and policymakers in a Policy Lab to consider the study’s implications. We looked at questions around the current needs of staff, the use and effectiveness of available support, likely future needs, and implications for the effective provision of future support.

Click the image below to read the full paper.

Our Preliminary Findings: Jan 21

Our preliminary data from three London NHS Trusts shows high rates of probable common mental disorders. Groups most at risk of reporting mental health problems include: women, younger staff, and nurses. Our findings suggest a pressing need to identify which support initiatives are the most effective and a requirement for longer-term follow up to monitor changes in wellbeing as the pandemic progresses.