Night working can negatively affect nurses’ health as well as personal and professional relationships, but it brings many benefits too
Working night shifts can play havoc with a person’s health and well-being. Research published in April found that female nurses in the United States, who worked rotating night shifts for 10 years or longer, had a 15% or higher increased risk of coronary heart disease compared with women who did not work night shifts.
Nursing Standard. 31, 4, 37-38. doi: 10.7748/ns.31.4.37.s41
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