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First Edition of Code of Practice Released

The Safer Nursing 24/7 project team is pleased to release the First Edition of the National Code of Practice for managing nurses’ fatigue and shift work in DHB hospitals.  The Code of Practice provides a ground-breaking approach to addressing the challenges associated with shift work, long hours, and the fatigue they generate.  It merges the latest science and safety management practice with extensive nursing sector expertise and experience, and is endorsed by WorkSafe, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation, and the Council of Trade Unions.

The First Edition of the Code of Practice can be accessed here.