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PURPOSE: Medical students across the United Kingdom helped the National Health Service (NHS) with the increased workload caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This study was conducted to better understand the implications of COVID-19 on the intricate relationship between the psychological wellbeing of students and working within the NHS. METHOD: This was a cross-sectional, national UK study analysing the self-reported pandemic anxiety scale (PAS) of participants during the pandemic, using an online questionnaire. RESULTS: 25.2% of participants worked within the NHS. Working significantly reduced anxiety levels of participants. Concerns around the training and information provided on personal protective equipment (PPE) (OR 2.57, 95% CI OR: 1.93, 3.43) (p 

Original publication

DOI

10.1097/JOM.0000000000002113

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Occup Environ Med

Publication Date

21/12/2020

Volume

Publish Ahead of Print