Nurses Should Not Work For Free Says RCN - UK

Fri, 16 Feb 2007 12:00 AM EST

... Commenting on newly qualified nurses working for free or below minimum wage to achieve preceptorship, Dr Peter Carter, General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing, said: "Trusts are not employing these new nurses because they are struggling to balance their books because of NHS deficits. This is yet another example of nurses and ultimately patients having to pay for failures in the system. [click link for full article] ...