When is a nurse not a nurse?
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When is a nurse not a nurse?

We must not allow schools to call people who work in their admin department ‘matron’ or ‘school nurse’ just because they have a first-aid certificate. It devalues the title and sends the wrong message to young people (‘Unregistered nursing support staff working under specialist nurse job titles’, news, 13 September).

Nursing Standard. 32, 3, 30-30. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.3.30.s30

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