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Taking care of your mental health


There is evidence that people working in healthcare are more prone than others to experience mental health problems, so it is critically important to stay aware of your mental health if you work in this field. This PDF guide from the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and the Society of Occupational Medicine offers advice for looking after yourself as a healthcare professional.

It features an explanation of the difference between burnout and compassion fatigue, two problems known to affect healthcare employees.

It also includes tips on spotting when your stress levels are rising, ideas on maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and links to further information.

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The Charlie Waller aims to help people to understand and talk openly about depression.

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The Society of Occupational Medicine

The Society of Occupational Medicine is an organisation for professionals with an interest in occupational health.

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