Re: Rejuvenated image

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 43, No. 9, November 2001, Page 495 Letters

My wife, a nurse for 45 years, and I strongly support your idea [BCMJ 2001;43(7): 378] that a step in the right direction for nurses to regain respect would be to return to the days of discrimination—when you could tell the difference between the floor cleaner and the TLC provider just by looking. I must say, I didn’t mind the hats. There was something very comforting in seeing a nurse in uniform, hair tucked neatly under her cap and having a clean smell about her, unsullied by perfume, hair spray, or offensive deodorants. Yes, I long for the good old days. I will be happy to stand with you as you face the barrage of your detractors.

—Sandy Sanders, MD 
North Vancouver

Sandy Sanders, MD. Re: Rejuvenated image. BCMJ, Vol. 43, No. 9, November, 2001, Page(s) 495 - Letters.

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