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A nurse contracted COVID-19 from one of his patients, recovered, and returned to work with much more resolve and compassion

South Africa's health system has a longstanding problem: a severe shortage of medical staff.

When you think about COVID-19... How do you feel?

You are doing really important and difficult work. Over the coming days and weeks you will probably find that there are times when you feel anxious, stressed, scared, sad, overwhelmed, angry, guilty, helpless or even numb. These are all normal responses to an extremely challenging situation.

From medical supply shortages to self-isolation, healthcare workers worldwide are facing unprecedented challenges under the coronavirus outbreak.

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced mental health practitioners to rethink and adapt how they provide mental health services.

A discussion by Dr Joanna Taylor (Psychiatrist) on behalf of the Healthcare Workers Care Network

You are not alone in feeling this way. This is not a sign of weakness. This doesn’t mean that you are less of a worker than your colleagues. All this means is that your brain and body is telling you that you need to manage your stress more.

A recently released UN policy brief, COVID-19 and the need for action on mental health, emphasizes that the pandemic aligns several mental health stressors.

A Constructive Work Environment allows Happy Employees to Flourish in and improves Productivity.

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has become one of the central health crises of a generation. The pandemic has affected people of all nations, continents, races, and socioeconomic groups.

Leaders Focus:

  • Meet core needs of staff
  • Ensure staff wellbeing
  • Sustain motivation
  • Help staff deal with rapidly changing situations

If you’re a manager or workplace leader you can have a direct impact on the welfare and wellbeing of your employees.