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Nurses warn of dangerous dips in safe staffing levels


Anonymous | 18-Feb-2012 7:13 pm I understood what you meant from the rest of your comments. I am quite sure others would have done as well. I can just about picture the scenario with one nurse on a busy ward responsible for so many patients and you doing the best you can but being excluded from doing many things because of insurance. It is a dreadful and dangerous situation not only for the patients but for the staff as well with all the serious consequences such a situation could implicate. I admire you for volunteering and hope you get some gratitude for your help. Good luck with your training. At least you have some insight into what nursing could be like although it is not that bad on some wards, and dare I say maybe worse on others. It is a real mixed bag but great experience but do think about it carefully - working conditions, attitudes, salary, etc.

Posted date

18 February, 2012

Posted time

9:50 pm