Night Shift Workers More Likely to Become Obese – Nurses Especially At Risk 


Research published recently suggests that in the UK National Health Service (NHS) a quarter of nurses are obese, rising to almost half among those over 45.    UK Survey Exposes Night Shift Health Effects A London South Bank University and Edinburgh Napier University report has exposed the huge problem of obesity in the NHS The universities’ team looked at data from more than 20,000 working-age adults in the Health Survey for England between 2008 and 2012. They found that a third of unregistered care home workers and nursing assistants were found to have a Body Mass Index (BMI) which classed them [...]