What the Welsh safe staffing law will in practice enforce
Erin Dean Freelance health journalist
Guidance on new legislation says wards must plan for absences and see students as supernumerary, but are there enough nurses to go round?
The first nurse staffing law in Europe is now being implemented in Wales, but the RCN and senior members of the profession warn that nursing shortages and financial problems could make it hard to enforce.
Nursing Standard. 32, 12, 12-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.12.12.s10