If the #Nepal Army is getting paid for #Nepalearthquake, the #Nurses need to get paid as well.
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, May 1, 2015
Yes, there was an earthquake and these are extraordinary times.
and Yes, if you call for volunteers, the nurses of Nepal will respond. They already have. During the first day, there were nurses who worked a twentyfour hour shift, then slept for six hours and came back. These were nurses who could have stayed with their family and maybe their family was sleeping under the sky. These nurses are heroes.
But – we need to adjust to a new reality. The hospitals are full and this is not going to end in one day, or one week, or one month. You will need nurses for months, not just one day. There needs to be a system. The ones you now have, can not work at this pace forever. Even though they all want to.
Now, it had always been odd that Nepal hospitals should be understaffed during a period when…
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