How to get good sleep – whatever your shifts
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How to get good sleep – whatever your shifts

Victoria Briggs Health journalist

Shift workers are prone to sleep problems because of disruption to the circadian clock. Find out what aids good sleep, whether you are working nights or days

We spend around one third of our lives asleep, but when the stresses and strains of life stop us from getting enough sleep – as can often happen in nursing – it can affect work and well-being.

Nursing Standard. 38, 1, 14-17. doi: 10.7748/ns.38.1.14.s9

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