Rise in paramedics off sick with stress
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Huge rise in paramedics off sick with stress

The number of paramedics signed off work with depression or stress increased by more than 40% last year, according to figures from The Nine.

The statistics show that 9% of all Scottish paramedics took sick leave due to stress-related illness in 2018.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokeswoman said it took mental health very seriously and had plans to extend support.

  • 04 Mar 2019