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Tuesday 25th October 2016

Shift Workers Articles


Rotas at hospital denied sufficient rest for nurses

5th January 2016

HSJ has learned nurses working shifts had not been given the legal minimum number of rest hours.

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Poor health more likely if you do shift work

15th December 2014

Research suggests shift work damages your health and makes you fatter.

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Shift work not good for brain

4th November 2014

Scientists warn shift work can prematurely age the brain.

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Type 2 diabetes risk for shift workers

25th July 2014

Study suggests shift workers are more at risk of type 2 diabetes.

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Night work could cause long-term damage

21st January 2014

Research has shown shift work has been linked to higher rates of type 2 diabetes, heart attacks and cancer.

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Increased risk of heart problems linked to shift work

27th July 2012

Research suggests shift work can disrupt the body clock and have an adverse effect on lifestyle.

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Diabetes risk for shift workers

12th April 2012

Researchers say shift workers could be increasing their risk of diabetes and obesity.

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Lights before bed could affect sleep

17th January 2011

Research suggests having lights on before bed could result in a bad night's sleep.

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