Professional status was hard-won – sadly now it’s under attack
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Professional status was hard-won – sadly now it’s under attack

Nicki Credland Chair, British Association of Critical Care Nurses

A growing trend of recruiting allied health professionals to ‘nursing’ roles underlines why the title of nurse must be protected in law

Does a chief nurse in the NHS need a nursing qualification? And should any job with ‘nurse’ in the title be advertised as open to others who have ‘equivalent’ qualifications?

Nursing Standard. 36, 12, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.12.13.s10

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