Posted in October 2013

“The Nurses are Already There, Can’t They Just Grab a Mop?” – Florence Nightingale

“The Nurses are Already There, Can’t They Just Grab a Mop?” – Florence Nightingale

First of all, Florence Nightingale most certainly didn’t actually say that. We recently read of a hospital administrator, however, who invoked Nightingale in defending a new plan to have nurses mop and clean patient areas. Her reasoning: Cleanliness improves the patient’s health and experience, and “even Florence Nightingale” knew that was true. Even though Nightingale … Continue reading