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When does indifference become neglect?

When does indifference become neglect?

Talking point

Lynn Young
Primary Healthcare Adviser for the RCN

All nurses need to take time out from their energetic and demanding lives to read Patients, not numbers: People, not statistics, a report by The Patients Association from August 2009.1 It is a shocking read and reminds you how vulnerable seriously ill people are when they have to stay in hospital. The point being, that if you are not vulnerable there is no need for a hospital bed, and care provided by another person is not required in order to live.

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