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Cleverness is not better than kindness

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I agree that majority of nurses and HCAs do a fantastic job. However, I have personally witnessed some abhorrent behaviour of nurses whilst working in secondary care. I once walked into a ward and an elderly gentleman with diarrhoea came running to me with his IV still attached to his arm, stools running down his legs. He was pleading the nurses to clean him up. One staff nurse, right in front of the charge nurse, very aggressively yelled at him and said that her drug round takes priority over cleaning his bum. I was shellshocked.

Posted date

14 May 2013

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3:36pm

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