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    Row over nursing training highlights NHS 'entitlement culture' Subscription

    17 May 2013 By beyondtheheadlines

    Jeremy Hunt believes that the only way to embed a culture of compassion in our nurses is to compel them to work as a healthcare assistant for a year before receiving funding to train as a student nurse. No wonder the RCN hair called this idea ‘stupid’, writes Dr Brunet

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    Cleverness is not better than kindness Subscription

    10 May 2013 By Nicholas Ramscar

    Healthcare assistants (HCAs) are not skivvies and if a task is technically simple, that doesn’t mean it wasn’t valuable beyond measure.