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Longer shifts increase risk of sick days for nurses and HCAs


I've just turned down a job that involved 12 hour shifts, because I know that long shifts make me ill long term, and I can't provide the same level of care at the end of a 12+ hour shift as I could at the end of an 8 or 10 hour shift. That's one less experienced nurse on that ward.

Posted date

9 August, 2018

Posted time

7:35 am