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'What's the appropriate way to encourage a HCA's enthusiasm?'

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Can you advise this nurse? Share your comments and advice

”One of the healthcare assistants on my ward is keen to become a nurse, and has recently begun asking to try procedures that I feel should be done by a registered nurse. I have not allowed her to undertake anything inappropriate, but am concerned that I may be discouraging her from trying to achieve her ambitions.

“Can anyone suggest ways I might encourage her but manage her enthusiasm?”

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