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Expert Opinion

joan pons laplana

'The pay offer is smoke and mirrors'Subscription

23 March, 2018

Joan Pons Laplana, transformation nurse at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has his say on the recent pay rise proposals. 

Comments (4)

mark radcliffe

‘We have seen a systematic and Orwellian assault on nursing’Subscription

5 April, 2018 By

I ’m not sure it has ever been harder to be a nurse. I may get a letter from someone reminding me how difficult those first few weeks of the Crimean War were, and there may even be a few romantics from the 1950s anxious to remind us that in the old days student nurses had to hand wash and iron the whole of Wolverhampton before they were allowed to speak. But let’s face it – it is harder today than ever and it’s probably worth wondering why we are letting that be the case.

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