Get up to speed with issues in nursing with The Independent’s series

The Independent has been running an in-depth series on the ‘crisis in nursing’, by Christina Patterson. It’s a useful read if you want to understand how the profession and the wider NHS have changed through the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as how to tackle a big subject from various angles (historical perspective; case study; personal experiences; training; culture).

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Part 1: A crisis in nursing: Six operations, six stays in hospital – and six first-hand experiences of the care that doesn’t care enough Continue reading