What’s up, Doc?

By Diana Wichtel In Entertainment

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2nd September, 2006
From our Life Gets Confused with a Really Ridiculous Hospital Drama department: a local representative of the US-based Center for Nursing Advocacy is upset about the portrayal of nurses on TV2's just-finished Grey's Anatomy. "Nurses in this series are nothing more than a pathetic foil to the god-like doctor heroes," says Anita Bamford, a senior lecturer at Auckland University of Technology. "They are typically presented as marginally skilled physician subordinates, usually faceless and mute - like wallpaper." Oh dear. This is a bit like complaining that Ross on Friends misrepresents ...

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