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Our tweetly round up...

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

  1. ‘Pondering how you can have a Director of Nursing anywhere who does not directly manage and control nursing workforce #midstaffsinquiry@e1ucidate
  2. ‘This is really interesting - A blocked bed is an object (no prob), whilst a bedblocker affords the patient guilt’ @Bartontd
  3. ‘a good nurse will always check pts after handover & chat with them 1 to 1’ @AgencyNurse
  4. ‘Tmrw: cottage pie for lunch, sandwiches for tea - for everyone, no choice. Due to the strike. How’s that fair on patients?’ @loveharmonyxo
  5. ‘My pay has been frozen for 2yrs, I will work longer for a lower pension. Osborne now announces any pay rise will be limited to 1%.’ @Hattie_Jacques
  6. ‘Unions: the people who brought you the weekend, capped working hours, employment rights, fair wages, pensions and ended child labour. #N30@shanechowen
  7. ‘Remember when Teachers & Nurses crashed the stock market, ruined banks, took huge bonuses & paid no tax? Me neither. #strike@UKUncut
  8. ‘Message to all those going on #strike tomorrow - FEAR NOT, we SELF-EMPLOYED will keep going to pay our taxes to pay your wages #havefun@DevonshireTea
  9. ‘NHS Trusts not allowed to release data re: disruption! Surely not? Don’t we have FOI?here
  10. ’@@tracymccl @eileenshepherd but out of choice! I wouldn’t want to be working on an acute psychiatric ward at 68!’ @Tink73purple
  11. ’@@Bartontd @eileenshepherd … also used to work with an 80+ HCA who was actually a retired night sister’ @carlylou
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