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  • Comment on: What will it take for people to realise that making money out of other people's misery is utterly unacceptable?

    misscaine's comment 28 October, 2014 6:49 pm

    BasketCase, I am not surprised. Anyone who can profit from peoples health issues in such a derogatory way can easily resort to personal attacks to those who oppose them.

    Good on your friend, and the employee will look foolish at the very least.

  • Comment on: 'Help nurses make sure they have enough staff '

    misscaine's comment 22 October, 2014 10:03 pm

    Just another tool to act as a magic wand/sticky plaster for the gaping wound, that is under-staffing. Dont need another patronising piece of official legislation to override what nurses already know.

    As for good English speakers on the wards...I couldn't understand a single word of a handover from the nurse giving it. This issue also causes stress for patients who are trying to relay what is wrong with them.

    One instance, a man became frustrated with the two foreign nurses, and in exasperation shouted at them. He was then targeted by the other male patients for shouting at the nurses and we had to move him into a single room because of the bullying. Yes it was nice to see patients stand up for nurses, but it got snidey and we had to step in. This patient was upset at the other patients attitude towards him, and of the lack of basic communication from the nurses.

    All due to very poor levels of spoken English.

  • Comment on: Nursing staff to receive extra training to help stamp out FGM

    misscaine's comment 22 October, 2014 9:44 pm

    Non medical FGM and MGM are traditions that not only do not belong in modern Britain, but they do not belong in a peaceful, respectful, evolved world.


  • Comment on: Fraud costs NHS £7bn - enough to pay for 250,000 nurses

    misscaine's comment 22 October, 2014 9:24 pm

    I should add that in my opinion this is no doubt what is happening already.

    Hope this goes unnoticed before them pesky Troll Laws come through. Could find myself in the slammer for airing my views ;) I wouldn't want to let my team down, only just got the DBS through after 10 weeks....

  • Comment on: Fraud costs NHS £7bn - enough to pay for 250,000 nurses

    misscaine's comment 22 October, 2014 9:19 pm

    Me thinks the biggest fraud will be when they privatise the NHS.

    Lots of money can be claimed and signed away at the push of a pen by business men who know how to shimmee that hula skirt of empty cheques and 'enterprise initiatives' in the name of our health of course.

    And it will be done so slick it will make the great train robbery look like a bungled case of shoplifting.

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