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The image of nursing: The handmaiden


Hi, Thanks for your response Mike. It is very different here in the US but I suppose they don't know any different! I am very homesick for the UK especially the NHS which is so much better whatever anyone says. Working as a nurse is also better for the reasons you stated. There is a strange paradoxical situation here where they both expect nurses to work independently in the absence of doctors ( reporting changes in condition by telephone ) yet still have this 'orders' system which must be obeyed.

Posted date

8 October, 2010

Posted time

5:36 pm