Monthly Archives: January 2014

PRIVATISATION OF THE NHS AND POLITICAL LANGUAGE

You are being fed weasel words – language designed to make the bad seem good; the sour seem sweet. It is a language used by politicians to deceive the unthinking class, as exampled by George W. Bush’s statement:”I reminded (the … Continue reading

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CRUELTY AND NURSING – SOME THOUGHTS

Cruelty toward patients is not a normal occurence. Reflecting on my many years of nursing, I would estimate that 10% of nurses and nursing assistants were capable of varying degrees of cruelty, whilst the vast majority were compassionate; differences that … Continue reading

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