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The image of nursing: The handmaiden

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Dear oh me. Here is me with all my qualification including two degrees being criticised for bad spelling. One has to ask if anonymous, and I hate conversing with someone who will not give their name, has had any experience in the hard world of hospital life argueing with difficult doctors whilst trying to be the patient's advocate. Or even being a patient themselves - as I have - and being at the butt end of arrogant medical staff. I have never called a Medic a bastard to his face you foolish person I am and always have been professional and polite unlike some of the medics I have had to deal with. My personal experience was compounded recently when I was admitted to hospital with severe abdominal pains (gall bladder probs) and was told by the doctor that there was no point in admitting me as the only analgesic he would prescibe was paracetamol. Fortunately the nurses were kinder.Hurrah for us as advocates and why do I attract these dreadful medics? I was plagued by them as a child in hospital aswell before you ask!

Posted date

11 October, 2010

Posted time

1:19 pm

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