23 min

Wellbeing – coping with Covid fatigue The BMJ Podcast

    • Science

We are more than six weeks into the lockdown and if you were to gauge the mood of the nation, it would be one of fatigue. It started as an all-hands-on-deck emergency situation, but it now transpires that the current work situation for healthcare professionals is not going to change any time soon.

This is a marathon rather than a sprint. So how can we better look after ourselves to cope with this new realisation? In this podcast we speak to Dr Caroline Walker, an NHS-based psychiatrist and therapist.

Wait til the end for Caroline's simple technique she uses to help when feeling overwhelmed.

Read Caroline and Clare Gerada's opinion piece
https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2020/03/31/extraordinary-times-coping-psychologically-through-the-impact-of-covid-19/

We are more than six weeks into the lockdown and if you were to gauge the mood of the nation, it would be one of fatigue. It started as an all-hands-on-deck emergency situation, but it now transpires that the current work situation for healthcare professionals is not going to change any time soon.

This is a marathon rather than a sprint. So how can we better look after ourselves to cope with this new realisation? In this podcast we speak to Dr Caroline Walker, an NHS-based psychiatrist and therapist.

Wait til the end for Caroline's simple technique she uses to help when feeling overwhelmed.

Read Caroline and Clare Gerada's opinion piece
https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2020/03/31/extraordinary-times-coping-psychologically-through-the-impact-of-covid-19/

23 min

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