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Fears for patient safety as 60,000 NHS jobs face the axe

Publié par Clifford Armion le 13/11/2012

Nina Lakhani

The NHS is "sleepwalking" into a nursing crisis with thousands of frontline posts lost and training positions axed, the Government is warned today.
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said that despite the Coalition's promise to protect frontline staff from cuts the NHS workforce has fallen by almost 21,000 since the Coalition Government came to power. This includes a loss of more than 6,000 qualified nursing posts – from a total of 312,000 nursing posts in the NHS.
The RCN's report also warns that parts of the health service face the prospect of nursing shortages within three years as thousands of training posts are slashed, meaning trusts will have to recruit from overseas.
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"Fears for patient safety as 60,000 NHS jobs face the axe", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2012. Consulté le 28/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/fears-for-patient-safety-as-60-000-nhs-jobs-face-the-axe