It’s time to talk about nursing’s hierarchies
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It’s time to talk about nursing’s hierarchies

Heather Henry @HeatherHenry4 Independent public health nurse, a Queen’s Nurse, and chair, New NHS Alliance

Workforce strategies must consider how nurses can enable solutions rather than simply deliver services

We are about halfway through the consultation period on the new Health Education England (HEE) workforce strategy, Facing Facts, Shaping the Future. This is an ideal opportunity to talk about some elephants in the room – things that are not generally spoken about when it comes to workforce planning.

Nursing Standard. 32, 28, 29-29. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.28.29.s19

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