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'A bit of you is always on duty': the vicars struggling with stress

The Church of England is looking at priests’ wellbeing as many feel the pressures of a changing role On a bad week, the job of a parish priest is “like triage”, said Alan Bartlett. “What do I do first? What’s most urgent?” Bartlett has just come to the end of a nine-year stint as vicar of three parishes in one of the most deprived areas of the country in north-east England.
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