The crucial gap in the People Plan’s workforce target
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The crucial gap in the People Plan’s workforce target

Stephanie Jones-Berry @NurseNewsSteph Senior news reporter, RCNi

Without consistent, unambiguous staffing data, it’s difficult to gauge exact nurse numbers and vacancies

The NHS is in the grip of a workforce crisis, and nothing is more pressing than the shortage of its biggest resource – nurses. Health unions, charities, patient groups, academics, the media and even the UK governments all agree on one point: the nursing shortage needs to be addressed urgently.

Nursing Standard. 34, 8, 51-53. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.8.51.s14

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