Should nurses go back to wearing all white? - page 4
If you walk into any given hospital ,clinic or Dr. office, you will see many different colors of scrubs and prints.They are very nice to look at, have a bunch of them myself. But, are we nurses... Read More
May 29, '04Occupation: RN Specialty: 15 year(s) of experience ; Joined: Oct '02; Posts: 4,763; Likes: 843Quote from NursesRmofunI read an article that stated that hospitals actually do this!I really would dislike wearing all white, but I agree about it being confusing. In the last hospital that I worked for, people said they thought the higher ups encouraged all depts. to wear these coloredso it would look like there were more nurses than there actually were! Think about it! But I like my colored scrubs.
Looks like there are lots of nurses, but half may be housekeeping or aides.Last edit by Hellllllo Nurse on May 29, '04
May 29, '04Occupation: RN Specialty: 15 year(s) of experience ; Joined: Oct '02; Posts: 4,763; Likes: 843BTW, I always wear white pants. I have some pairs of white nursing pants that are ten years old. They still look bright white- I use hot water, bleach, and 20 Mule Team Borax.
My white shoes are another story- they always look scuffed and yellowed, no matter how often I clean and polish them w/ white polish.
May 29, '04Joined: Oct '03; Posts: 213; Likes: 9Originally posted by TeenyBabyRN. You were pushing your new white shoes down an NGT????!!!!
Originally posted by BabyRN2Be. I do agree with skanded though. It would help if staff would wear different uniforms to differentiate who is who. It would be hard to make this universal though