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Nursing associates ‘not substitutes’ for nurses, warn unions


I am disappointed that our unions did not stand up more against this role being created...... we are taking vast steps backwards instead of forwards. I will not risk my registration working in a sub standard environment that will be created by a heavy reliance on the new associate nurse. If they want the title of nurse then they should go to uni like the rest of us and get properly qualified. This is a cheap quick fix from a government that only shows contempt for the NHS workforce!!! It will crash and burn like all the other half whit ideas they are coming out with!!

Posted date

1 February, 2016

Posted time

6:59 am