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Nurses warn of dangerous dips in safe staffing levels

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I volunteer at my local hospital and they are always short staffed. One day, just after giving patients their lunch there was just myself and one other nurse on a ward with 26 beds, it was a nightmare. I was not allowed to help patients due to insurance purposes and the other nurse was rushed off her feet. I start my nursing degree September and just hope that it's like that everywhere. Nurses really are taken for granted!

Posted date

17 February, 2012

Posted time

4:58 pm

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