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Avoid making assumptions to reduce risk of offence

Mandy Day-Calder Life/health coach and former nurse

Why it’s best to exercise caution and show respect in discussions of personal belief

Many years ago, I spent a summer working as a chambermaid in the Western Isles of Scotland. It wasn’t easy job – the owners were incredibly strict and set high standards – but at least I got to perfect my hospital corners, long before I set foot in nursing college.

Nursing Standard. 33, 9, 82-82. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.9.82.s23

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