Nurse well-being is key to staffing crisis
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Nurse well-being is key to staffing crisis

Graham Scott Editor, Nursing Standard

The workforce planning crisis that has afflicted nursing for years could be solved at a stroke if only the government and employers paid greater attention to retention. Too often the focus is on widening entry to the profession, and creating new roles such as nursing associates. But much of this activity would not be necessary if more staff could be persuaded to stay.

Nursing Standard. 33, 3, 5-5. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.3.5.s1

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