This research was a collaboration between King's College London and University College London with important contributions from the Behavioural Science Team, Emergency Response Department Science & Technology, Public Health England and the University of Oxford.
The research was funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit (NIHR HPRU) in Emergency Preparedness and Response at King's College London in partnership with Public Health England (PHE), in collaboration with the University of East Anglia and Newcastle University. The mental health of staff working in intensive care during COVID-19 - Greenberg et al is published in Occupational Medicine doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqaa220 For further information please contact Cathy Beveridge, Interim Senior Press Officer, IoPPN: email@example.com / +44 +44 7776181945
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