Self-rostering: flexible ways to schedule shifts
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Self-rostering: flexible ways to schedule shifts

Erin Dean Health writer

A guide to the benefits and challenges of implementing alternative rostering methods

Self-rostering allows staff to choose their own upcoming work schedules. Blank rosters are released and employees bid for the shifts they would like to work, says NHS Employers. E-rostering is similar, using digital systems to allocate staff to shifts based on their preferences, as well as the needs of the ward, allowing managers to build rotas and allocate shifts quickly.

Nursing Management. 29, 2, 12-13. doi: 10.7748/nm.29.2.12.s5

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