Healthcare Workers’ Care Network heeds the call to care for the carers

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As the country’s healthcare workers don their protective equipment –often in short supply – making up the front line response to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic ravaging through the country and the world, a question rarely asked is: Who will care for our carers?
As the country’s healthcare workers don their protective equipment –often in short supply – making up the front line response to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic ravaging through the country and the world, a question rarely asked is: Who will care for our carers?

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On Wednesday, an initiative to reach out to and support healthcare workers – particularly during this traumatic and stressful time of Covid-19, when nurses, doctors and the entire value chain in the healthcare human resources network are working day and night to respond to this epidemic – was launched.

The Healthcare Workers’ Care Network is a nationwide healthcare worker support network spearheaded by the SA Society of Psychiatrists, the SA Medical Association, the Psychological Society of SA, the SA Society of Anaesthesiologists and the SA Depression and Anxiety Group.

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