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Flexible working: would better options help nurses recover from the pandemic?

Improving work-life balance could help boost well-being and even retain nurses, readers say

Improving work-life balance could help boost well-being and even retain nurses, readers say

Female nurses’ well-being has ‘demonstrably worsened’ since summer 2020 , according to a report from the Health & Care Women Leaders Network , which calls for better flexible working options for women in healthcare.

Would more flexibility at work help nurses recover from the pandemic? Nursing Standard readers have their say.

Francis Fernando is a head of nursing at a London NHS trust and founding director of the Filipino Nurses Association UK @fernandof1974

Better flexible working options would help nurses recover from the pandemic.

Even before COVID-19, nursing staff were feeling overworked and overloaded,

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