THE BIG QUESTION
The big question: should cleaning be part of the nurse remit?
The recent report revealing that Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Foundation Trust left nurses to disinfect beds has sparked comments from our readers to say they also carry out cleaning duties.
So should cleaning be made a nursing task? Would this help to improve infection control or are nurses simply too stretched to take responsibility for this area? What do you think?
Add your comments and they could be published in the magazine.