There have been lots of negative comments about healthcare assistants (HCAs) calling themselves nurses. But look at who does the majority of nursing care on the wards and you will see that it is HCAs– and not so long ago they were called auxiliary nurses.
Nursing Standard. 32, 3,30-30. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.3.30.s33
Published in print: 13 September 2017