New Savoy survey shows increasing mental health problems
in NHS psychotherapists

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Increasing demands on psychological therapists working in the National Health Service are making them suffer rising levels of depression and reduced wellbeing.

That is the finding of the New Savoy Partnership’s annual staff wellbeing survey for 2016.

The survey found that 48 per cent of the 1227 NHS staff members reported that they had felt depressed in the last week some, most or all of the time. The equivalent figure in the 2015 survey was 46 per cent and in 2014 it was 40 per cent.

Other questions in the survey showed that the respondents are in the bottom 61-80 per cent of the population for wellbeing, based on their scores on the Short Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale.

Eighteen per cent of respondents have reported experiences of discrimination at work from managers, team leaders or colleagues.

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