Wellbeing | Lockdown sees more staff signed off with mental health issues

Lockdown sees more staff signed off with mental health issues

New analysis of NHS Digital data has revealed that the number of people applying for fit notes from GPs for mental health-related reasons increased by six per cent in the first lockdown period in England.

In addition to this, the Independent reported that the latest data found that mental health problems now account for circa four in 10 of all fit notes signed by doctors.

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