Posted by:4 February, 2013
It is difficult for nurses to remain “compassionate all the time” given the emotionally draining nature of the job, the chief nursing officer for England has told MPs.
NHS Commissioning Board CNO Jane Cummings gave evidence last week to the Commons health select committee on the state of nursing.
Along with Department of Health director of nursing Professor Viv Bennett, she fielded a broad range of questions from MPs on staffing levels, patient safety, use of technology and the “6Cs” nursing strategy.
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