Nurses demand action to protect patient dignity

Morning Star, October 12, 2010 The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) urged Scottish politicians today to ensure hospitals have enough staff to provide patients with "proper dignified care." The RCN called for action after a survey of members in Scotland found that more than half said they were unhappy with the level of care they gave. More than 500 members of the nursing organisation were questioned for the study, with 54 per cent answering No when asked: "Are you able to provide nursing care with dignity for patients to a standard you are happy with?" ... Nurses