Physician and medical trainee burnout and mental illness are at epidemic levels, and was already the case even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now, the rates of burnout, depression, substance abuse and other disorders have soared. The pandemic has publicly revealed many of the preventable operational inefficiencies and environmental stressors under which Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) are expected to perform. In the service of others, the needs of HCPs are often overlooked, and an adequate support system is lacking.
In this new report, Ipsos' expert ethnographers document the experiences of a recent graduate working in A&E, a paediatrician, a more experienced A&E doctor and a retired GP. It is written it in conjunction with REACH, a global social impact organisation focusing on healthcare.
Improving the care experience of patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
Laura Thomas and Jenny Brooks look at data from a 2020 survey conducted for the Care Quality Commission to understand the inpatient experience of those with Alzheimer’s or dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Future of Fats, Sugar and the Obesity Crisis
This fascinating report looks at expert opinion among regulators, academics, clinicians and food producers, as well as public opinion to chart what may happen next in terms of sugar and fat in our diets, and what it might mean for the obesity crisis. This global study of more than 20,000 people across 30 countries incorporates the expert analysis of 70 healthcare and nutrition experts.