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MPs must heed red flag on staffing levels

Susan Osborne @SusanSSA Chair, Safe Staffing Alliance

With nurses struggling to keep patients safe on understaffed wards, UK-wide staffing legislation can’t come soon enough

In his 2013 report on care failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, Sir Robert Francis QC said inadequate staffing levels were a significant factor in the poor care received by patients at Stafford Hospital.

Nursing Standard. 33, 5,23-23. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.5.23.s13

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