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Sleep breaks on shift are a serious step forward, whether you’re napping or not

Staff well-being and patient safety are both better served with this mid-shift innovation

Staff well-being and patient safety are both better served with this mid-shift innovation

Ha! Pull the other one, I thought – okay, it’s April, but the first has come and gone.

Such was my reaction when I recently read about nurses napping at work. Officially. On night duty.

One person’s nap is another’s meditation break

Now, I have worked a lot of nights. I was even on permanent night duty for a time, but rarely did I ever get any break at all over the 12 hours of my shift, let alone an opportunity to hunker down and snuggle into the arms of Morpheus.

But sleep breaks are now a reality in some

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