We flew by the seat of our pants in the 1970s
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We flew by the seat of our pants in the 1970s

Jane Bates Ophthalmic nurse in Hampshire

Fear, fun and flying by the seat of our pants: nurse training in the 1970s. I would also add throbbing feet, a diet of ward chocolates and no money for the Tube fare home. Not much has changed, has it?

Nursing Standard. 32, 4, 31-31. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.4.31.s36

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