A workforce on the brink – MPs call on ministers to act
A group of MPs talked to front-line staff, health leaders and policymakers to find out why nurses are walking away from the NHS and the profession. The result – a to-do list for government and England’s chief nursing officer
Cuts to training budgets should be reversed as an immediate way to tackle the current workforce crisis, according to the Commons health committee. Too little attention has been given to stemming the tide of departing nurses, the influential group of MPs say in the report on their inquiry into the nurse workforce in England.
Nursing Standard. 32, 23, 12-14. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.23.12.s9