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The challenge of not being able to do your job

Sharna discusses the challenges of not being able to do her job properly

During the crisis many hospital staff and even policy makers in government were rapidly redeployed to work in unfamiliar places, and undertake specialist tasks they didn’t feel trained or equipped to manage. Sometimes this left experienced workers feeling they’d lost their colleagues and support, while others felt out of their depth and concerned they might make mistakes that would lead to harm.

Sharna explains the moral injury caused by being prevented from doing her job as she is used to; no longer being able to complete clinical tasks thoroughly or have meaningful and regular contact with patients.

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