After getting up so early not even the appeal of the computer could keep Beauty awake
The other night night I went to a Tesco superstore late in the evening to buy things for school for the next day and I felt that I had walked into a nurses convention. I was surrounded by nurses who must have just finished their shift and were shopping on their way home.............whilst wearing their uniforms! I walked past 2 student nurses looking at clothes who were holding the clothes against their uniforms whilst looking in the mirror. I am glad that I did not confront them in the store as I probably would have been thrown out. Having had MRSA which the Doctor told me afterwards he didn't think would heal and a friend who died of MRSA, I feel very strongly about this subject. I would however like to admit that ONCE I did go home in uniform(but I went straight home and did not go shopping) and felt so guilty that I never did it again, Remember I was trained in a time that you couldn't go out wearing your uniform without your hat ! I still have my original cape! We were also told that we were not allowed to smoke whilst in uniform. Well that one certainly no longer applies!
I read this this morning,
NHS staff 'would not be patients
Nearly two thirds of health staff would not be happy to be a patient in their own NHS trust, a survey shows.The Healthcare Commission poll of more than 128,000 workers also found just 45% felt patients were a top priority.And the watchdog urged the NHS to "redouble efforts" to cut violence against staff with one in three reporting attacks in the last year.Patient groups said views on patient care were "deeply worrying" and caused by the financial pressures in the NHS.
I have worked on many wards and in many hospitals due to having done agency nursing and I have found that over 95% of nurses I have met are really good, hard working people. BUT sometimes I have gone to wards and found individual nurses who didn't get off their butts the whole time I was there. I am sure that this is the same wherever you work, whatever the occupation. The other nurses seem to run around like headless chickens , unable to do everything because of limited staff numbers.
From what I have seen, low standards usually arise from low staffing levels. The overworked staff are just not able to do everything that is asked of them.
Would I be happy to be a patient in the NHS? The only way you would get me in to a ward is if I were unconscious and it was an emergency situation.
The children at Beauty's school made a Jesus' tomb to have in the school assembly.
Storm in US over chocolate Jesus
A New York gallery has angered a US Catholic group with its decision to exhibit a milk chocolate sculpture of Jesus Christ.The six-foot (1.8m) sculpture, entitled "My Sweet Lord", depicts Jesus Christ naked on the cross.Catholic League head Bill Donohue called it "one of the worst assaults on Christian sensibilities ever".The sculpture, by artist Cosimo Cavallaro, will be displayed from Monday at Manhattan's Lab Gallery.The Catholic League, which describes itself as the nation's largest Catholic civil rights organisation,also criticised the timing of the exhibition."The fact that they chose Holy Week shows this is calculated, and the timing is deliberate," Mr Donohue said.
of the statue has quite a symbolic message. As with Christmas, Easter has become more and more commercialised and many see it as merely a time to exchange chocolate eggs. Whatever your religion, this time of year -SPRING-is seen as a time of rebirth and new beginnings and whilst chocolate is wonderful at anytime of the year, a time to take stock and re-evaluate is good. OK ...........Hippie message over!
My children think I was born too late and should have been born earlier as they feel that I am a tree-hugging, flowers in my hair wearing, non-meat eating , wicker- weaving Hippie. Oh well, variety is the spice of life.
The Easter biscuits Beauty made in school.