Weighing up the pros and cons of agency nursing
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Weighing up the pros and cons of agency nursing

Nick Evans Health journalist

It can help pay the bills, and offer work-life balance, so while agency nurses don’t receive the same benefits or support as permanent staff, could it be right for you?

With high nurse vacancy rates in the NHS and social care, the use of agency staff is increasing. But what is life like for those who do the shifts others do not want to or cannot fill?

Nursing Standard. 38, 9, 19-22. doi: 10.7748/ns.38.9.19.s10

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