NHS Improvement guidance on staff retention
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NHS Improvement guidance on staff retention

Erin Dean Health writer

Essential facts

As nurse numbers decline, the retention of staff takes on greater importance for the NHS. Last year, the RCN said there were 40,000 nursing vacancies in England alone, and the nursing register is shrinking. While NHS organisations focus on recruitment it is also important that new and existing staff are supported and encouraged to stay with employers.

Nursing Management. 24, 10,12-12. doi: 10.7748/nm.24.10.12.s9

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