The toll of unpaid overtime – and why it is time to say no
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The toll of unpaid overtime – and why it is time to say no

Erin Dean Health journalist

Most nurses work beyond their hours, often unpaid, but relying on their goodwill to cover staff shortages is damaging for retention, well-being and care quality

Nurses working longer than their set hours is not a problem for a minority – it is the norm.

Nursing Standard. 37, 7, 19-21. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.7.19.s12

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