The sheer goodwill of staff only goes so far
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The sheer goodwill of staff only goes so far

Nicki Credland Senior lecturer and head of department for paramedical, perioperative and advanced practice, University of Hull, British Association of Critical Care Nurses

The pandemic shows that boosting nurse recruitment and retention is vital, not just in critical care but across the health service

Critical care nursing is at the epicentre of the COVID-19 global pandemic. While we experience high rates of infection and hospital admissions, COVID-19 is illustrating the expert, highly educated, technical and safety-critical nature of nursing in an intensive care environment.

Nursing Standard. 36, 2, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.2.13.s9

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