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Nursing associates ‘not substitutes’ for nurses, warn unions


I was under the impression those qualified before the days of a degree were under the obligation to top up to a degree. I think your comment isn't actually that relevant, and sounds just like bitterness to me. The article is referring to current training and procedures, and current policy states nurses need to complete a degree to qualify. On the actual matter of nursing associates, I think it's a terrible idea, and will only create more confusion and friction between team members. Clearly dreamed up by those with no current experience on the shop floor

Posted date

2 February, 2016

Posted time

9:20 am