Category list : Occupational health
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Nurses do not want to compromise the flexibility afforded to them by working 12-hour shifts despite burnout becoming a “growing concern”, a US researcher has warned.
A team of nursing staff in the North West have set up a smear test clinic for hospital employees in a bid to help encourage those who are busy caring for patients, to look after themselves too.
More than half of newly qualified nurses are picked on in the workplace by their superiors, researchers have found.
A multi-million pound “revolutionary” research project has been launched to regenerate damaged spinal discs and cure back pain at a university in Sheffield.
More organisations are adding their weight to supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of fatigue among NHS healthcare staff, in a bid to help tackle the negative effects of shift working and the impact of fatigue on the workforce.
A team of community nurses in Dorset is using electric bikes to visit their patients as part of an initiative to improve staff wellbeing, patient engagement and the environment, one of the nurses leading the project has revealed to Nursing Times.
Midwives, nurses and other members of hospital staff look set to benefit from a new study that will pilot giving “breaks and powernaps” to those who experience fatigue and tiredness during night shifts.
A trust in the West Country is exploring whether new technology will help to keep members of its community nursing team who are working in rural, isolated areas safer.
A nursing student from Stourbridge is following her life-long dream of becoming a nurse after shedding eight stone.
A mental health nurse who overcame alcoholism and successfully regained his registration has called for more support for other nurses battling addiction.