Project

Best practice in suicide prevention and postvention guidance for employers during Covd-19 and beyond (MH22)

Review question

What is the impact of providing end-of-life care during Covid-19 on the mental health and wellbeing of non-specialist health and social care staff, and what supports might help?

Aims of the review:

1. To understand the experience of non-specialist health and social care professionals providing end-of-life care during disease outbreaks and humanitarian disasters.

2. To understand the impact of providing end-of-life care during disease outbreaks or humanitarian disasters on non-specialist health and social care staff mental health and wellbeing.

3. To identify recommendations from health and social care staff for practical (e.g. education / training, access to PPE) or psychological (e.g. wellbeing apps, counselling) support for non-specialist health and social care staff providing end-of-life care during disease outbreaks or humanitarian disasters.

Bryony Porter, Morag Farquhar, Guy Peryer, Kristy Sanderson. What is the impact of providing end-of-life care during Covid-19 on the mental health and wellbeing of health and social care staff, and what supports might help? A systematic review and narrative synthesis. PROSPERO 2020 CRD42020181444 Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42020181444