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What is the ideal nursing skill mix?

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Skill mix, skill mix Now we need a quick fix If we are to save our jobs at all On the subject of nurses Let’s be serious Managers fire them as quick as their employers hire them As nobody can agree what this mix should be. Nobody left to wash as too many new nurses think themselves too posh They will not carry out the most menial task even when their patients ask Others really do give care but only on nights when they dare When nobody else is about Oh, what a tragic affair Skill mix, skill mix Now we need a quick fix If we are to save our jobs at all Now is the time to get this right if we with our managers Do not want a great fight They have plenty of ammunition While our only weapon is our ambition Skill mix, skill mix Now we need a quick fix If we are to save our jobs at all Now is the time we have to act To establish the fact That we need many more nurses If all our patients are not to be carried off in black hearses Skill mix, skill mix Now we need a quick fix If we are to save our jobs And our patients at all And very fast before we all fall. Skill mix, skill mix Please give us a quick fix. Please give it very soon as Delirium tremens will set in by noon. It is not too soon to save us all from Such a tragic downward spiralling fall. Please add your own Raps, ditties, poems, etc. on any theme to any page or under the article below. Some are to be published in NT Magazine. The big question: do people still believe nurses with degrees are too posh to wash? 16 August, 2012

Posted date

26 August, 2012

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12:42 pm

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