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NHS Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Nov 19, 2019

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3.8
74%
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73%
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NHS CEO Simon Stevens
Simon Stevens
443 Ratings
Pros
  • "Career development is assured in nhs(in 123 reviews)

  • "Good pension scheme given to us(in 68 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours sometimes but passes quick(in 143 reviews)

  • "I cannot think of any - happy in the NHS(in 117 reviews)

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  1. "Surgical Tech"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NHS

    Pros

    Amazing equipment to sterilize, pats on the back, free cups of tea.

    Cons

    Long hours, slaps in the face, dirty phone calls from the Queen.

    Advice to Management

    Respect the tax payer.

    NHS2017-07-13
  2. "nurse"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NHS part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    re war ding and fle xi ble

    Cons

    long hours to wor k

    NHS2019-11-20
  3. "Nhs"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Stable job Team work Achievement Good working environment Caring

    Cons

    Long hours Unhappy patients Shifts Pay Workload Documentation It systems

    NHS2019-11-14
  4. "Hi"

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    Current Employee - Isa 

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Cool And friendly people who are nice

    Cons

    Nothing is bad but long hours

    NHS2019-11-07
  5. "HCA"

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    Current Employee - HCA 

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Great Job, love working here

    Cons

    Long Hours, can get very tiring

    NHS2019-11-08
  6. "Long term opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Referral Coordinator in Wokingham, England

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Sick pay and maternity pay, good amount of holiday, ongoing support, opportunities for secondments, discounts

    Cons

    Long hours and almost always short staffed

    NHS2019-11-04
  7. "good place for medical training"

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    Current Employee - CMT Doctor 

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    you gain a lot of experience

    Cons

    long hours and long time to become a consultant

    NHS2019-11-02
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Decent Salary but Poor Work Environment"

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    Current Employee - Head of Projects in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People want to do the right thing You see the benefits of the work you do on real patients and departments

    Cons

    a lot of pressure and stress tight deadlines to do all work no governance and when you push back you get forced to do the work long hours to make up for lack of resource pay is not the best

    Advice to Management

    invest appropriately in infrastructure and resources

    NHS2019-11-14
  9. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Nurse 

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Nothing to say here unfortunately

    Cons

    Long hours and little respect from people you care for

    NHS2019-11-12
  10. "Rewarding Outcomes"

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    Former Employee - HIV/ID Lead Pharmacist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    training and personal development opportunities holiday entitlement good pension scheme

    Cons

    long hours and unpaid over time

    NHS2019-10-08
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