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'What amazing things have you witnessed while on placement?'


Hi, I wrote the post that starts 'Whilst working as a HCA in a palliative oncology setting...' and I would like to explain why I posted it anonymously. I was worried that my comment would not be viewed as constructive by some people who have different views on death and mortality to me. Whilst I believe as nurses we should be accountable for our own judgements and professional rationale, on a personal level, our opinions and beliefs can often be misinterpreted. On a forum such as this, where there is a fine line between personal and professional accountability, I did not want to be misinterpreted and prompt angry, personal comments. Since the mood seems fair and I dont seem to have offended anyone (yet), I am happy to be accountable for my comment; whether you agree or disagree with my view; and any constructive discussion that may arise from it :)

Posted date

29 May, 2012

Posted time

9:38 am