As the NHS continues to face workforce challenges, the attention this week has focused on how the recruitment of people from outside of the UK might look after the UK’s departure from the European Union.
“Practical skills must be taught to ensure compassionate care”
27 September, 2013
Recent reports into poor care have led to a heated debate about compassion in nursing. Many have characterised compassion as a personal characteristic or value that has been lost as nursing has moved away from vocation and towards a knowledge-based (and therefore university-based) profession. As a nurse with a doctorate, I can’t accept this argument.
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