Period policies: why every NHS workplace needs one
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Period policies: why every NHS workplace needs one

Erin Dean Health journalist

Managing bleeding and pain at work can be difficult for nurses, especially on long shifts or home visits, yet few employers have formal policies or support in place

Only one out of 139 NHS employers has a period policy in place for their nursing staff, a Nursing Standard investigation has found.

Nursing Standard. 37, 7, 8-10. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.7.8.s6

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