Around the Clock: The 12-hour shift is now the norm in the nursing profession. Although many nurses welcome a flexible schedule, is it good for the patients?
The Facebook post — uploaded in November 2014 — had been shared 636,912 times by the afternoon of July 9, 2015. And the momentum was still going.
A few hours later, there were 2,500 more “shares,” and by July 10, another 11,151 people had shared the post, which attracted more than 5,000 comments. The hot topic? Nurses and their long hours.