How to make night shifts work for you
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How to make night shifts work for you

Laura Templar Second-year nursing student, University of Exeter Academy of Nursing

Working nights can be daunting, especially as part of a placement. Prepare well to help protect your mind, body and sleep quality

As nursing students, each time we start a clinical placement we are expected to quickly master new protocols and procedures, get to know new colleagues and patients, and familiarise ourselves with new – often highly stressful – clinical environments.

Nursing Standard. 37, 4, 33-34. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.4.33.s17

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