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Conservatives: HCAs part of nursing 'profession'


Yes, lets do think about the patients. I have been a patient myself a few times and I know who I would rather have to look after me. A registered nurse who has the underpinning knowledge to recognise when there is a problem and the competence and confidence to know when to intervene. Some HCSW's already call themselves "nurses" and the public/patients naturally think they are qualified and accountable. Lets clear up the confusion once and for all.

Posted date

14 February, 2010

Posted time

11:40 am