After 26 million COVID-19 vax doses, practice nurses say they are 'burnt out'

A survey suggests 29% plan to leave their job within the next five years

Practice nurses say they are “exhausted and burnt out” by the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, with more than a quarter planning to quit in the next five years.

Karen Booth
Karen Booth.

The figures come from a national survey which also found three-quarters of nurses were working regular overtime to keep up with the demands of the rollout.  

Of the 1061 nurses questioned, some 87%