Radio 4 spent time on the problems with NHS nurses and care on the wards.For each horror story there are stories of kindness,compassion and dedication.BUT there should be NO horror stories at all.If I had to point the finger at a single factor it is this:-
Hospital managers don't start on the shop floor ie the ward , and work their way up.How many have emptied bedpans, taken blood, comforted confused elderly patients,mopped the floor etc.....
Of course there are other factors such as nursing having veered from its origins as a vocation , but get the right people with the right experience issuing the right diktats and the rest follows
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