New guidance on shift work

NHS Employers | March 2018  |  The  health, safety and wellbeing of shift workers in health and social care  environments

The NHS Staff Council’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing Partnership Group works to raise standards of workplace health, safety and wellbeing in  healthcare organisations, to promote a safer working environment for all healthcare staff. Its latest guidance The health, safety and wellbeing of shift workers in health and social care environments  demonstrates

  • How shift work can impact on health, safety and wellbeing
  • How to manage the risk as an organisation
  • How to manage the risk as an individual
  • The importance of partnership working
shift work
Image source: nhsemployers.org

NHS England have produced an infographic which can be downloaded from their website 
A press release accompanies the report

The report can be read here 

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