Focus on new role and you miss the problem
Dame Jill Macleod Clark Emeritus professor,, Health sciences, University of Southampton, NMC for the Future Nurse standards
Increasing nursing associate numbers in isolation won’t solve the nurse shortage
The needs and demands for health and social care in the UK are set to escalate for the foreseeable future. Traditional role responsibilities are not sustainable or affordable and a different skill mix is required.
Nursing Standard. 34, 5, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.5.13.s9