Why the title ‘nurse’ should only ever mean precisely that
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Why the title ‘nurse’ should only ever mean precisely that

Alison Leary Professor of healthcare and workforce modelling, London South Bank University

Anyone can describe themself as a nurse in the UK, and even offer professional advice and services with no nursing qualifications

When is a ‘nurse’ not a nurse? Many of us are becoming increasingly concerned at the growing trend of the use of the term nurse to describe a wide range of different workers. These workers have a range of backgrounds and qualifications, but they are still referred to as nurses.

Nursing Standard. 36, 8, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.8.13.s10

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