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The role of nurses


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Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The nursing profession has changed, there is a lack of compassion, says Nurse Practitioner Karen Bache. Talking to GP John Cormack, Karen explains how the role of nurses has steadily grown over the years, echoing the results of an OnMedica poll showing that 83% of OnMedica readers feel that pressures on general practice have forced nurses to take responsibilities outside their remit. While the issue doesn’t seem isolated to the UK, how can healthcare systems ensure patients don’t become numbers in a line?

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