Nurses Top Gallup Poll on Honesty, Ethics – Again

Massachusetts Nurses Association, December 14, 2011 It’s time to put nurses in the Hall of Fame. For the 12th time in 13 years, nurses have earned top honors in the annual Gallup poll on ethics and honesty. The Gallup organization does a yearly survey asking Americans to rate “the honesty and ethical standards” of various professions. “Nurses consistently top the list, having done so each year since they were first included in 1999,” Gallup reported Monday, including the 2011 survey. The one exception was in 2001, just after the terror attacks of September 11, when firefighters topped the list. ... Nurses