All articles by Paul De Raeve

Paul De Raeve

Missing Persons: Absenteeism in Nursing

The nursing profession has seen many improvements, but nurses’ day-to-day role still poses many major health risks. These can lead to long-term illness, stress, injury and in some cases, even death. Nic Paton talks to Paul De Raeve, general secretary of the European Federation of Nurses Association, about how a combination of better equipment, working practices and education are essential to protecting employees’ wellbeing and reducing levels of absenteeism.