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Interview: Jo Brand

Interview: Jo Brand

(Photo by Piers Allardyce)

With recent scandals calling into question the care and compassion of nurses, ex-psychiatric nurse Jo Brand talks to Jenny Chou about how the profession has always had to struggle with image

Following a recent spate of scandals including at Mid Staffordshire and Winterbourne View Hospitals, an image of nurses as lacking in compassion and having lost their moral compass has been painted, contrasting with that of selfless devotion presented in television programmes such as BBC 2’s Great Ormond Street.

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