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Nurse sought for NHS to handle ‘irate surgeons and aggressive patients’

A newspaper advert for a job at an NHS hospital in Glasgow has been pulled after the controversial description caused fury among staff.

The post for a theatre nursing support worker at Gartnavel General Hospital warned applicants about “complaints from irate surgeons due to the pressures and constraints of the environment”. Interested parties also risked dealing with “verbal and physical aggressive behaviour from patients” under the influence of drugs, alcohol or anaesthetic.

However despite the advert’s wording it has been reported 61 people still applied for the vacancy with a starting salary of £15,358 to work 37.5 hours including nightshifts and weekends.

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http://news.stv.tv/west-central/1322036-gartnavel-hospital-job-advert-causes-fury-among-nhs-glasgow-staff/

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Gartnavel Hospital: The advert still attracted 61 applicants.

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