12-hour shifts: why nurses so often see them as key to their work-life balance
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12-hour shifts: why nurses so often see them as key to their work-life balance

Stephanie Jones-Berry @NurseNewsSteph Senior news reporter, RCNi

Many nurses consider long shifts to be essential to a smooth(er)-running home life, but the bunching of working hours has its perils for clinicians as well as patients

Nurses are divided on the impact of 12-hour shifts on patient safety and their own well-being, according to a Nursing Standard survey.

Nursing Standard. 35, 1, 8-10. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.1.8.s7

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