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Who wants to be a nurse?

Who wants to be a nurse?


Marilyn Eveleigh
Consultant Editor

Among the numerous friends of my late teenage children, only one has chosen a nursing career. Even though my kids have lived through, and benefited from my very varied and successful nursing career, they shun any suggestion that they might consider it for themselves. I talk of the "opportunities", "a respected profession" and "the satisfaction of working to help others" – they talk of "low pay", "working shifts" and "no jobs after all that training".

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