Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

#NTtwitchat

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

  • 2 Comments

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

  • 2 Comments

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?

    Unsuitable or offensive? Report this comment

  • 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.

    Unsuitable or offensive? Report this comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.