Nearly three quarters of medical professionals feel stressed or anxious on a weekly basis
Referral for talking therapies for older patients has fallen by 20%
Call for urgent review into shortages in respiratory workforce
The Covid-19 pandemic saw the demand for specialist clinics to treat patients with lung problems suddenly grow exponentially. This has had a huge impact on respiratory care, with now over two thirds (71%) of respiratory departments in the UK reporting they do not have enough medical staff to manage their workload.