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February 2016

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4 Monday Struggles for NHS Staff

No one likes Mondays. That’s a fact. Some Monday’s are better than others, but that doesn’t mean that you like them. Sometimes you can get through a Monday OK, others you have crawl out of bed and trudge your way through the day, getting past one disastrous situation after another. Here’s 5 struggles that NHS staff go through every Monday. 1. Weekend, what weekend? Realising that the weekend has been and gone without being polite enough to…

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5 Reasons Why It’s Awesome to Work in the NHS

A career in the NHS. There’s nothing else quite like it. Plenty of highs, even more lows. Unbelievably stressful, yet highly rewarding at the same time. Why do you love working in the NHS? What inspired you to follow a career in healthcare? The majority of you would probably say that you simply wanted to help people. The NHS has received a lot of negative press in recent times, so we thought we would try to change the mood…

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We’re Looking for Stories from NHS Staff

Do you have a great story to tell about the amazing work you do in the NHS? Have you had a special patient lately that made your job that extra bit special? Do you have any great advice to give to other NHS staff? If so, we’re looking for NHS staff stories for our blog and we would love you to share your experiences with us. We have a huge social media following that will give you a fantastic…

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7 Tips to Help You Shine in Your NHS Interview

Are you going for a promotion or new job in the NHS? Are you worried about your interview? We’re not going to lie; interviews can be scary. Nobody likes them but it’s a stressful part of life that we all have to deal with. Those that shine in job interviews are the ones who prepare properly and go into the interview visualising success. So, don’t worry. Take a deep breath. Relax. Here are our top tips to help…

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4 Things All NHS Night Shift Staff Hate

Night shifts in the NHS are like Marmite, you either love them or you hate them. They can be very tough both physically and mentally. Many people struggle to adapt their body clock to the demanding shift in sleeping patterns and can’t continue doing night shifts for long. Others enjoy the quieter wards, the smaller teams and the bonding with your colleagues that you don’t get the chance to do on a day shift. Either way, there are…

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