Lack of clarity over job titles is not only confusing, but risky
Student nurse, auxiliary, nurse, midwife, ward sister, matron. There was a time when almost every member of a hospital’s nursing team was covered by one of these monikers. Nowadays there is such a plethora of titles that it is impossible to keep track, to the point where patients and their families may have little idea who does what.
Nursing Standard. 32, 3,3-3. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.3.3.s1
Published in print: 13 September 2017