Unsocial shifts and rotas: what’s your breaking point?
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Unsocial shifts and rotas: what’s your breaking point?

Jane Bates Retired nurse

Nurses expect workload demands to influence shifts and rosters, but there has to be give and take

After months of working relentless night shifts, I made a stand – and there was no going back. I would have no job, no money, but the exhilarating moment when I had my say in the terrifying presence of a nursing heavyweight was almost worth it. The worm had turned.

Mental Health Practice. 27, 4, 19-19. doi: 10.7748/mhp.27.4.19.s8

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