Nursing associates: a new role to meet new challenges
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Nursing associates: a new role to meet new challenges

Helen Lord
Siobhan Doolan Lecturer, School of health and human sciences at the University of Bolton

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

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