We need a quick fix for nurse shortages
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We need a quick fix for nurse shortages

James Buchan Professor, Faculty of health and social sciences at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

As vacancies rise, NHS England can buy time by increasing international recruitment

A new tripartite report on the NHS workforce in England highlights the scale of the nursing shortage, now and into the future. The report – Closing the Gap – carries the logos of the three health policy think tanks the Health Foundation, the King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust.

Nursing Standard. 34, 5, 20-20. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.5.20.s12

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