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#NTtwitchat live debate: Should nurses be asked to "clock in and out" of shifts?


We asked the twitter nursing community what they think of this suggestion - here’s what they told us…


Readers' comments (2)

  • I am old enough to remember life before nursing, and worked in factories/organisations where the lowly staff clocked in. We were scrutinised by a machine that often broke down, whilst management were able to swan in and out whenever they liked because they looked down on the minions clocking in.
    It was also open to abuse. Many used to clock in for each other, and take it in turns to leave early or go late.

    On the other hand we could get rid of timesheets, but would you trust your salary to be worked out by a machine?

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  • yes, like all NHS employees, so that it can be seen where the money is being spent. use quality technology such as swipe cards or chip and pin to minimize fraud and extra costs for poor and dysfunctional technology.

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