How to mitigate stress in healthcare professionals during COVID-19

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Published: 16 Apr 2020
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Dr Soumitra Datta - Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, India

Dr Soumitra Datta speaks to ecancer about managing stress in healthcare professionals during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

He outlines the main sources of stress for these professionals, and provides several effective solutions to manage this. These include self-monitoring, taking breaks, engaging in peer-consultations, avoiding self-generalisation, plus many more.

Dr Datta emphasises the importance of looking after one's mental and physical health - particularly during these difficult times.