Brexit should not be seen as death sentence for the NHS
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Brexit should not be seen as death sentence for the NHS

Jan Draper Professor, Nursing at The Open University

With just under a year to go before the UK leaves the EU, a new approach to recruiting and retaining nurses is needed

To put it simply: without nurses, the NHS doesn’t work. Yet recent statistics from NHS Digital (2018) suggest that in certain areas of Britain healthcare organisations have been hiring just one nurse for every 400 jobs advertised.

Nursing Management. 25, 1, 21-21. doi: 10.7748/nm.25.1.21.s22

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