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The role of nurses in long-term care

VOL: 98, ISSUE: 08, PAGE NO: 36Steve Smith, BSc, PGCE, RGN, is a clinical nurse tutor at Gables Care Homes, Ely, and lecturer at the school of nursing and midwifery, University of East AngliaThe current drive to establish national standards in the education of care workers could be the hammer the government has been looking for to knock a permanent wedge between what might be seen as personal, or social care, and nursing.

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