New role raises questions
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New role raises questions

Michael Traynor Professor of nursing policy, Middlesex University
Helen Allan Professor of nursing policy, Middlesex University
Sue Dyson Professor of nursing policy, Middlesex University
Kevin Corbett Senior lecturer, Middlesex University

Beware the ‘unintended consequences’ of the nursing associate role, four leading healthcare figures warn

In January 2016, Health Education England (HEE) opened a consultation on the development of a new health and social care role, with the provisional title of ‘nursing associate’.

Nursing Standard. 30, 29, 26-27. doi: 10.7748/ns.30.29.26.s25

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