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Disability as a working nurse

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Q I am a nurse working in a busy practice. I enjoy my job but I have a disability that slows me down. It's not obvious to people and I don't like using it as an excuse. I feel that others in my team are getting frustrated by me. A friend told me that disabled people get special protection at work. Is this true and, if so, how would this work for me?

A This is a sad situation and one that often comes up, especially as in this case where the disability is not clearly visible and so is not taken into consideration. There are a number of protections available to disabled people. In particular, the Equality Act 2010 makes


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