How NHS pressures led me to quit the nursing job I love
Nurse who announced his resignation on Twitter after 14 years in emergency department role describes the impact of moral injury and understaffing
Emergency nurse Matthew Osborne announced he was resigning from his role in an emotional thread on Twitter at the end of March.
Here, writing exclusively for us, he explains how he arrived at the conclusion that he had to leave.
An uphill struggle to deliver care
It is 4.30am on Wednesday 29 March 2023. I’ve been awake for the past hour thinking about work yesterday and the shift in two hours that I must get ready for. My scrubs hang on the back of the bedroom door, my lunch is in the fridge, and my equipment