‘How much abuse will I get at work today?’
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‘How much abuse will I get at work today?’

There has been an increase in violence and aggression towards NHS staff during the pandemic. Safe staffing is vital to de-escalation

I used to love my job, but recently I have had to brace myself before starting a shift, as I wonder ‘how much abuse am I going to suffer today?’.

Nursing Standard. 37, 9, 27-27. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.9.27.s15

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