She preferred the long Nightingale wards
, but we loved the round wards because you could see everyone and reach them easily.
Keeping the number of beds constant, a Nightingale ward
would demand a considerably smaller footprint compared to units with single-patient rooms.
Birmingham hospitals may have to return to old-fashioned Florence Nightingale wards
because so many patients are falling out of bed.
In those days, it was the long Florence Nightingale wards
It's time to bring back the old matrons and Nightingale wards
- and put consultants and senior nurses in control of the budget.
The work will involve the Refurbishment of the former nightingale wards
(5 & 6 north).
xx Linda Lee Bring back Nightingale wards
then patients won't think they are in a hotel.
The huge Nightingale wards
of the hospital have the size to be readily available as large museum rooms.
The wards are as good as something seen in a private hospital and much more flexible than the traditional Nightingale wards
in most older hospitals, which will help stop the spread of infection and enable men and women to be treated separately under the specialist ward they need.
Despite obvious drawbacks, I preferred the Nightingale wards
because of the high visibility and the co-operative working practices that this encouraged.
IN 1948, large open-plan dormitory-style wards, called Nightingale wards
, were the norm.
A Greater Glasgow Health Board spokesman said: 'The old Florence Nightingale wards
are really not fit for modern medicine.