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Updated 14 November 2018
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  • "Long hours too many patients for the number of staff" (in 78 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance can sometimes be less than ideal" (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "mech elec tech"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    a great place to work

    Cons

    management can be diffucuilt at times


  2. "Demanding but rewarding"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good pay and holiday, good team

    Cons

    Long hours, rotating night shifts and day shifts

    Advice to Management

    Staff need more emotional support

  3. "NHS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Being part of a cohesive, caring and compassionate team

    Cons

    Financial restrictions
    Sometimes unrealistic patient expectations


  4. "Dentist"

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    Current Employee - Dentist in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Current Employee - Dentist in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay
    You get your own equipment and practice

    Cons

    Long time spent studying for degree
    Long unsocial hours


  5. "-"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    good and friendly staff throughout

    Cons

    pcs and systems are all tragically outdated


  6. "NHS"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility Opportunity Scale Transferable
    Staff

    Cons

    No particular cons in relation to this role


  7. "NHS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Good growth opportunities, good salary

    Cons

    Sometimes volatile environment, dealing with upset patients

  8. "Specialist Registrar"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Good pension scheme, teams can be very friendly and supportive

    Cons

    Variability according to team due to individuals


  9. "nhs review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    very good , meet a lot of people from different walks of life , different levels of education , and everyday is not the same

    Cons

    very regulated , could be less regulated

    Advice to Management

    bring in more young workers


  10. "I love the NHS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Working with passionate people
    - Constant challenge
    - Opportunity for growth

    Cons

    - Low salary, stretched, and pressured


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