Posts Tagged ‘sickness’

Thousands of sick days taken by NHS staff due to stress related illnesses

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

A freedom of information request by the Western Mail has revealed the number of sickness days taken by NHS employees due to stress related illnesses over the past three years. The escalating rise in the number of sickness days taken come as no surprise to BMA Cymru Wales given the high level of demand placed [...]

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Doctors get sick too

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Wales’ Auditor General report out today on staff sickness levels in the NHS makes for interesting reading for BMA members. It says it’s still a “significant problem”, even though some improvements have been made. Since April 2004, time off work because of ill health has averaged out at 14 working days per year for an [...]

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