The perfect place to work

18 January 2023

What makes a great workplace? Do we know what to look for when choosing a place to work? It’s often the case that we very quickly recognise what we don’t want in our workplace when confronted with it every day.

Trouble parking, reallocation, re-deployment, short staffing, colleagues off sick, lack of support, poor communication, no recognition, and not feeling safe – just to name a few. If issues remain unresolved, we then have to decide whether to stay or look for work elsewhere.

The recruitment and retention of nurses and midwives is a global issue. Nursing and midwifery shortages are being experienced worldwide. This global shortage further contributes to nurses and midwives being overworked and dissatisfied. The provision of care also suffers.

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