How to manage workplace anxiety
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How to manage workplace anxiety

Mandy Day-Calder Freelance writer and life/health coach

Feeling panicky at work does not make you a bad nurse. It just means you need to develop some coping strategies

I once worked with a nurse who 30 minutes into her shift would, without fail, say in a serious but panicky voice: ‘How are we going to find the time to get everything done?’ Much as there was a comical element to this daily scene, there’s nothing funny about starting each day on the edge of panic.

Nursing Standard. 32, 30, 37-38. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.30.37.s31

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