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On a busy acute lung ward one morning, I was helping an older gentleman to wash and dress. He was very amicable, easy to talk to and very grateful towards the staff for the work we were all doing to look after him.
I qualified as a nurse more than 17 years ago and, as a result of that, I have seen three governments run the NHS, continuous changes and a whole host of health-service scandals that have ended in increased scrutiny and criticism by the media and by society.
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In 2004, a child died after being fed through a nasogastric tube that had been misplaced in her lungs.
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