Prison nurses are viewed as either “brave or stupid” by staff in other sectors, according to a senior nurse who has called for more work to bust myths and promote the many positive aspects of this challenging yet rewarding role.
As a student nurse, I often feel powerless. I have no control over where my placements will be, I can’t make the NHS Business Services Authority reimburse my travel expenses any more quickly, and I have no ability to shift an essay deadline if I fancy a lazy weekend.
Comment - We need consensus on mixed aetiology ulcers
20 December, 2006
Irene Anderson, BSc, DPSN, RN, chairperson, Leg Ulcer Forum; Eileen Shepherd, DipN, Editor, Chronic Wound ManagementThe last issue of Chronic Wound Management featured an article on the management of mixed-aetiology leg ulcers (Anderson and King, 2006) that has ignited an important debate.
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