How nurses can report safe staffing concerns
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How nurses can report safe staffing concerns

Pippa Clark Lead nurse for safe staffing, University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust

In what circumstances should you use ‘red flags’, whether you are a ward manager or leader, or a staff nurse

Feeling safe to raise concerns in the knowledge that any issues will be listened to and acted on is essential to our well-being at work. Whether about patient safety or staffing levels, we should have the courage to raise and escalate our concerns using the tools and support available, such as a red flag system.

Emergency Nurse. 32, 1, 14-15. doi: 10.7748/en.32.1.14.s6

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