It is difficult to switch off, particularly after long, busy and unsocial shifts.

Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)

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Slater H. It is difficult to switch off, particularly after long, busy and unsocial shifts. Nurs Stand. 2013;28(1):32.
I agree with freelance journalist Kathy Oxtoby (Careers August 21) that we must strike a balance between being compassionate and being detached, and that we need to seek advice when we worry about how work is affecting our lives.