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Our tweetly round up...

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We scour the twittersphere in order to bring you our top ten tweets from the week. Did you make it in?

  1. “Magic away the last 18 months so I’m back in my 9-5 office job earning real money, in a nice house, blissfully plodding along??” @TheNerdse
  2. “We haven’t stretched to a days leave but we are giving out lollipops with the flu jab!! Pediatric staff! #NurChat@gracenglorydan
  3. “As the NHS declines more and more will need private insurance. The Lords expect the serfs to eat cake when all they need is wholesome bread.” @DrGrumble
  4. “@AgencyNurse @BBCNews I keep trying to imagine the conversation with relatives. How would you say ” …….and we’ll pay for the funeral.” @eileenshepherd
  5. “Am I wrong to think that lack of compassion and dignity in nursing care is related to poor ratio of qualified staff to patients?” @BNursUoB
  6. “Most GPs don’t care about commissioning. Agenda is being driven by handful of enthusiasts”. @clarercgp
  7. “If Trust execs stopped using Matrons on the chain gang bed chasing they’d be on the wards monitoring patient experience #clinicalgovernance.” @uzhybuzhy
  8. “I think we should have a legalised nurse:patient ratio that is safe ie 1nurse:6 pts on wards not 1 nurse to 10+ pts :(“
  9. “Basic care for elderly in hospital ‘alarming’ - avoid simplistic solutions and nurse bashing - deeply ingrained in NHS.” @workforcesoton
  10. “Tony Benn predicted that when the NHS is dismantled, it will lead to a popular revolt. I wonder…”. @welsh_gas_doc
  11. “Mentors should be given proper time to spend w/ us, how else will we be prepared for the NURSE’S role?” @loveharmonyxo
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