Should nurses have to do a'healthcare'year?

April 2013
Daily Mail;4/ 1/2013, p54
NURSING is a vocation based on compassion — not on having a degree. I'm a retired state registered nurse who took pride in the holistic care of patients, and I've been horrified by the recent shameful reports of neglect in basic care. Why are these people allowed to continue to 'nurse' if they feel they're too posh to attend to basic needs? Working as a healthcare assistant before starting nurse training will help sort out the pretenders from those who really care.


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