'Compassion is not missing from the NHS'
Nurses need to be shown compassion. That is what I wrote just two weeks ago in this column, when I suggested that government reaction and media coverage of nursing over the past year implied that what went wrong at Mid Staffs was entirely down to a lack of compassion in nursing staff.
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