Does your nurse handover room make new starters feel welcome?
Negative energy during these team sessions can be demoralising for all staff members, but particularly those new to the job – here’s how you can change that
It is my first day at a new job and I have made it to what I call the ‘handover’ room.
It was a challenge to find my way to the hospital, let alone here. As usual for me, I am the first person to arrive – I like to be early when I am starting somewhere new. I am nervous and my heart is pounding.
Handovers can be a missed opportunity to connect with colleagues
I find a spare chair