Prosecuting Nurses

Nursing is a caring profession. People used to enter it and practise nursing for very different reasons and from a different standpoint than others in the medical profession. Nurses are really at the sharp end of care and make a difference to the care outcomes of ill people. Forty years ago nurses, then mainly women, were regarded as angels; very often taxi drivers refused to accept their money at the end of a journey and grateful patients were kind to them. Since then nursing seems to have changed, with higher and more complex technology augmented these days by less tenderness, less time to spend with patients and sometimes less love for their patients. Continue reading