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Christian nurse takes crucifix row to tribunal


'I saw a 'male nurse' in my clinic recently, dressed in a navy blue nurse's tunic top complete with fob watch. Somehow I just knew he wasn't a 'proper nurse'. The piercings, tattoos, multiple earrings, chunky bracelets and huge wrist watch somehow gave him away! Did I mention the nicotine stained fingers? Sadly, members of the general public may not have realised he wasn't a qualified Nurse, further tarnishing our image' What a snobby attitude. I agree that the wrist watch and bracelets are out of place. However, the piercings etc are part and parcel of modern culture for many [and I am a 51 year old unpierced and tattoo free male]. Nursing is often betrayed by registered nurses who behave appallingly - time for the profession to try to drag itself out of the gutter methinks...

Posted date

31 March, 2010

Posted time

3:31 pm