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'Calling nurses a drain on public finances is a downright insult'


Anonymous | 6-Dec-2011 8:06 pm 'Although it was a standard letter, probably sent out by some junior clerk I believe policy and organisational culture is the responsibility of Dickon Weir and I would have thought in his position he would be better educated and possess greater emotional intelligence to treat nurses and others with more respect.' The problem, I suspect, is that as you say the letters are sent out by junior people, and junior people tend to stick rigidly to 'the rules as given to them'. Junior staff very rarely 'exercise any common sense' and also, I think, don't often tell the leaders of their organisations 'you shouldn't be telling us to do these things - they are clearly wrong'.

Posted date

8 December, 2011

Posted time

3:08 pm