Spare a thought for frontline health workers

SourceTimes of Oman
SectorHealthcare
CountryOman

Muscat: With the healthcare workers coming under tremendous stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, they are suffering from anxiety and insomnia, an official from the Health Ministry said,  adding a number of medical staff now need  psychological support."The health teams in hospitals have come under great psychological pressure and need support from everyone during the corona period. A large number of health staff  are suffering from anxiety and even depression ," Dr. Nawal Al Mahjiri, Head of the Psychosomatic Medicine Unit at the Royal Hospital confirmed in an interview to Oman TV. Dr. Faryal Al Lawati, Head of the communicable diseases unit at Royal Hospital said: "The number of medical professionals suffering from anxiety and insomnia and needing psychological care, has increased recently. There is a limit to which they can ...read more...