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The ability to prioritise and delegate are essential skills for nurses so district nurse team leader, Bethann Siviter shares her advice for keeping on top of it all.
As a nurse, you will have many people competing for your time and attention. Things change quickly in healthcare environments, so it is important to be flexible. Determining priorities, which things must be done right away and which can wait, is critical in maintaining your equilibrium.
Work out a system where you get the most important things done first and you know how much there is left to do. You also need to work out what could be delegated to others.
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