You might recognise Molly Case. She is a nurse and spoken word artist, and footage of her performance at the Royal College of Nursing’s annual congress in 2013 went viral. The poem, “Nursing the Nation”, was Case’s impassioned response to the criticism of NHS workers following the Mid Staffs scandal, complete with an eminently social media-friendly battle cry: “Hear us goddamn roar.”

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AuthorAlice O'Keeffe