Nursing associates: a new role to meet new challenges
Two nurse lecturers look at how the pilot cohort of 1,000 has been faring so far
Changing demographics is one of several challenges to the provision of high quality nursing care today. Reported shortcomings in care provision have resulted in investigations across England, including the Francis report into care failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.
Nursing Standard. 33, 6, 38-40. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.6.38.s20