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All posts from: May 2013

Row over nursing training highlights NHS 'entitlement culture'

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesFri, 17 May 2013

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