Lack of clarity over job titles is not only confusing, but risky
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Lack of clarity over job titles is not only confusing, but risky

Graham Scott @NSeditor Editor, Nursing Standard

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

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