Commons health committee cites workload and ‘not feeling valued’ for high vacancy rates in nursing
Nick Evans Freelance health journalist
NHS England called on to establish a ‘nursing well-being reference group’ to advise on improving working conditions
In January, the House of Commons health committee published its inquiry into the NHS workforce. Although the number of hospital nurses had gone up, figures show 11% of posts in England are unfilled, which is having catastrophic effects for nurse leaders.
Nursing Management. 24, 10,8-9. doi: 10.7748/nm.24.10.8.s7