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NICE guidance falls short

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 28, PAGE NO: 49Keith F. Cutting, BSc, PG Cert, RN, is principal lecturer, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, Chalfont St GilesOne of the arguments against specialist nurses is that we run the risk of deskilling the bedside nurse; the specialist nurse may embark on a path of care, not include the nurses assigned to that patient and thus avoid the opportunity for them to learn and develop during care delivery.

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