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'Nurses must never be talked out of their role'


Senior Nurses are as guilty as anyone in devolving nursing clinical skills to HCAs with just a few days training. This is done by the senior nurses to save money and to prove their "worth" to their non-clinical managers in an attempt to save their jobs or as brownie points to move up the promotion pole. E.G I have argued that urinary catheterisation is more than a task but have been shot down in flames as "obstructing progress". They convince themselves that patient safety is not compromised but by the time it all goes wrong they have either left or taken redundancy with a good pay off.

Posted date

22 July, 2013

Posted time

9:51 am