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Old, sick people are frightening because their withered, declining frames are a foretaste of what’s to come for all of us.So, no, keeping an old man clean is not nearly so attractive a proposition as changing the nappy of a silky skinned baby.It is seen as a civil offence, not a criminal act, and the owner of the building – the NHS Trust – would ultimately be able to sue for damages if an individual refused to leave after a series of warnings.The idea has come from a 2006 case involving Barnet primary care trust in North London which used a High Court possession order to remove a patient who had been in hospital for three years after being declared fit to go home.But, while you may need a high level of qualification to administer drugs or monitor a patient whose life hangs by a thread, it takes no academic brilliance at all to make sure an elderly patient is lying in clean clothes and sheets, is given a drink when they’re thirsty and a hand to hold when they’re feeling scared.I can’t be the only son or daughter to have walked up to the nurses’ station to find a little group gossiping about boyfriends, or to be faced with a look that says ‘Yuk!
Steve Jamieson, head of nursing at the Royal College of Nursing, said: ‘We need to look at the education and training of our nurses and ensure they are clear about the fundamentals of care.’Katherine Murphy, chief executive of the Patients Association, said: ‘We are appalled that despite the damning evidence in the Ombudsman’s report, not a single member of staff has been disciplined for their actions.
If you’d asked me a few years ago what I thought of the NHS, I would have put a case for getting rid of management and investing more in doctors and nurses.
But then I experienced rather more than my fair share of the service through my own encounter with breast cancer, and now I’ve revised my opinion.
The chief executive was a midwife, the chief operating officer was a nurse and the young finance director, whom I would willingly appoint as Chancellor of the Exchequer, has spent his entire career within the NHS.
I can't be the only son or daughter to have walked up to the nurses' station to find a little group gossiping about boyfriends, or to be faced with a look that says 'Yuk!
I didn’t go to university to wipe someone's bum'Staffing levels are high, with considerably more registered nurses than assistants.