An ‘invest to save model’ to boost practitioner workforce
James Bird Lead nurse in emergency medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London
Care providers could implement similar training programmes, with the main requirement being a senior nurse consultant practitioner who can provide teaching
The recruitment of senior, experienced staff in emergency nursing is challenging for organisations across the UK. There are often too few suitable candidates to fill senior posts, and sometimes experienced senior nurse practitioners are unwilling to return to substantive employment when agency work offers greater flexibility and remuneration.
Nursing Management. 24, 10, 26-27. doi: 10.7748/nm.24.10.26.s24