One in four nurses receive no sharps injury safety training
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One in four nurses receive no sharps injury safety training

More than 60% of survey respondents have had a sharps injury

More than three in five nursing staff have experienced a sharps injury during their career, and a higher-than-usual number last year, a new survey suggests. In addition, one quarter of the 7,571 respondents to the RCN survey (1,893) said they had no training on safe sharps use.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 20, 4, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/cnp.20.4.6.s2

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