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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | August 2015

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Are we forgetting why we became nurses in the first place?

Are we forgetting why we became nurses in the first place?
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Article topics: become a nurse, Nursing, why we became nurses

Alex Munro is a registered nurse with a background in unscheduled care as a nurse practitioner. He is the co-founder and clinical director of Hallam Medical, the primary care recruitment specialist.

Is it me, or is simply being a nurse becoming more difficult than ever before? What with the pressures of the workplace, constant media coverage and ever-present politics, nurses could be forgiven for forgetting why they chose the profession in the first place.