Do you carry on working when you should be in your sickbed?
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Do you carry on working when you should be in your sickbed?

Yvonne Covell Health journalist
Stephanie Jones-Berry @StephJonesBerry Head of features, RCNi

Nurses are too often reluctant to call in sick for fear of triggering the workplace formal sickness policy, or letting colleagues and patients down

As many as four out of five nurses go to work despite feeling too sick to do so.

Nursing Standard. 38, 1, 8-10. doi: 10.7748/ns.38.1.8.s5

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