Moral injury in social work staff: A Scoping Review Protocol

Amelia Pearson, Rebecca Mcphillips, Paul Clarkson, Rosie Allen, Catherine Robinson

Research output: Other contribution


The primary objective of this scoping review is to understand the extent and type of evidence in relation to moral injury in social work staff. The secondary objective is to establish how moral injury has been defined in the literature in the context of social work. The review question is: what is currently known about moral injury in social work staff?
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputINPLASY
PublisherInternational Platform of Registered Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Protocols
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 13 Oct 2022


  • social work
  • social care
  • social services
  • moral injury
  • moral distress
  • workforce
  • Covid-19


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