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“NHS to lose 100,000 nurses in next decade due to government cuts, health report warns”

“Around 100,000 nursing jobs could disappear from the NHS over the next decade, a health report warned today.

A report by the Royal College of Nursing revealed that the NHS could be crippled by government spending cuts, retirement rates and fewer training places.

Independent research analysed the impact of all three factors on Britain’s hospitals.
Warning: Research has suggested a worst case in the next 10 years of 99,000 lost nursing jobs

According to the Daily Mirror, the report warned of a worst case of 99,000 job losses from a current workforce of 352,104 – a loss of 28 per cent.

Experts behind the research warned that even a small change in the number of training places or nurses taking retirement would seriously affect nursing numbers and patient care.”

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2015925/.html#ixzz1SSQhlMH2

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One thought on ““NHS to lose 100,000 nurses in next decade due to government cuts, health report warns”

  1. That’s y I hate the NHS, my mum was cut.

    Posted by Uga Booga | 21/07/2011, 3:55 pm

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