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The Ultimate Guide to Better Sleep

Do you struggle to sleep? We’re here to help! We’ve got some simple tips that can help you get a good night’s rest and be more productive the next day. We know that in the NHS, there’s no time to rest! You work such long hours it is essential you get a good night’s rest before you tackle your next shift. Not getting enough sleep can affect your mental and physical health. A lack of sleep reduces your energy, productivity…

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Dealing with Stress in the NHS

Stress tends to come hand-in-hand with high pressured jobs, and the NHS is no exception. Long hours, varying shift patterns, constant pressure to perform at your best – it can really take its toll. However, right now the NHS is under a mass amount of pressure due to COVID. The NHS workers are feeling it the most, with more demand, longer hours than normal, working in full PPE, it is all mounting up to more and more stress. NHS England…

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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 you shine in…

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5 Tips to Make Your Christmas Shifts More Enjoyable

Have you been blessed by the ‘Christmas Rota Gods’ this year? If you’re answer is a resounding ‘No!’ and you’re staring down a huge list of Christmas shifts, it can be very disheartening. Working in the NHS at Christmas is tough. It’s a busy time of year and, with skeleton staff in place, it can be hectic to say the least. But it’s not all doom and gloom – there’s plenty of ways that you can bring some Christmas sparkle…

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The Ultimate Survival Guide to NHS Theatre Life

Working in an NHS theatre is exciting, rewarding and a totally cool career choice. If you’re just starting NHS theatre life, then it can be quite overwhelming. You have to be made from something a little bit different to work in theatre. One day you could be catching a leg in an amputation, the next you could be huddled around in excitement awaiting the delivery of a baby via C-section. You have to be ready for anything. Some people simply…

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