Looking back at 30 years of older people’s nursing
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Looking back at 30 years of older people’s nursing

Nicky Hayes Consultant editor, Nursing Older People, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Nurses remember three decades of challenges and developments in the specialty

For the 30th anniversary of Nursing Older People in June 2019, I asked older people’s nurses to look back over the past 30 years to identify the highlights, challenges and developments in the specialty. One important question was whether they thought older people’s nursing is in a better place today than it was 30 years ago.

Nursing Older People. 31, 3, 12-14. doi: 10.7748/nop.31.3.12.s12

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