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Focus of nursing 'fundamentally wrong', says Mid Staffs chair


The idea of having nurses who are now managers in uniform on the ward should be a must. Being aware is different from being in it. Nurses have extended their practice and taken on so many of the roles that were once the domain of the JHO and SHO that that managing that all important 'time' with the patient and their families is becoming more and more difficult. First step should be protecting the role of the SCN. Too much time is spent covering shifts preventing them from being visible and accessible for staff, patients and families. Speculate to accumulate the trust and confidence that is being lost

Posted date

9 August, 2011

Posted time

3:43 pm