Time to raise the profile of social care
Nick Evans Freelance health writer
The House of Commons health committee inquiry found that the number of hospital nurses has gone up, but the number working in social care has fallen, which represents a huge challenge for this sector
The problem the NHS faces in recruiting and retaining nurses has appeared regularly in headlines recently. From the effect of the pay cap to the numbers leaving the NHS, the state of the workforce has been assessed in detail.
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