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How are the working hours at NHS?

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Goods hours is not long like where I m working.

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NHS try's to be flexible however it does struggle, as more and more work / hours are pilled on staff who are already stretched due to government cut. I do not have private healthcare privileges like the majority

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I really enjoy the hours.

Answered - domestic assistant (Current Employee) - Shrewsbury

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12.5 hours. days and nights shift

Answered - Nursing Assistant (Current Employee) - United Kingdom

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I could not cope with 12.5 hr shifts but no choice

Answered - NGH (Former Employee) - Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Long and you have to work holidays

Answered - Nursery Assistant (Current Employee) - Buxton, Derbyshire

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Don’t mind the long hours so much but should get paid for breaks as we don’t always get them or full ones sometimes but should get enough down time between shifts as I recently worked 5 nights with one day off in between then back for 3 then of for 2

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Depeding on area.theatre hours are good.ward hours are long ,exhausting, no breaks.weekends work doesnt fit with family times if you have children.

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The working hours are very good Monday to Friday 9-5 with some Saturday working

Answered - Assistant Technical Officer (Current Employee) - Borders General Hospital

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Long hours but it's shift work 12 hour shifts

Answered - Health Care Assistant/Support Worker (Current Employee) - Preston

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