Today, someone in hospital management explained to me that the reason our unit is always so understaffed is because the nurses insist on selfishly taking their two yearly earned floating holidays. “If they cared about these babies,” they said, “they would forfeit them.”
I’m not a violent person. I’ve never struck anyone in my life. But for just a minute……just a few seconds….all I could think about was…..
No wonder we burn out and leave this job.