Scotland: staff survey reveals pride in the face of adversity

11 January 2021

The Everyone Matters Pulse Survey gathered responses from 83,000 members of staff across Scotland’s 22 health boards and 30 health and social care partnerships.

The survey found that despite concerns about challenges at work and in their personal lives during the pandemic, staff expressed satisfaction with their lives.

The majority of respondents said they would still recommend their place of work to others, and there was evidence of the pride and sense of achievement that many staff felt. Over two-thirds scored their sense of achievement at work as ‘strive and celebrate’.

Cabinet secretary for health Jeane Freeman said: ‘We all owe a huge debt of gratitude to our health and social care workers [...] Now more than ever, it has been vital that we hear from staff about their experiences of work during this period.’