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Oct 2018

Nursing shortage leaves terminal breast cancer patients ‘abandoned’

According to cancer Breast Cancer Care, thousands of terminal breast cancer patients are being denied specialist nursing care, and that almost three quarters of UK NHS trusts are currently not providing dedicated nurses. This comes despite a government statement three years ago that it was ‘committed to increasing the capacity’ of specialist cancer nurses and…

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Jul 2016

Shortage of UK nurses could continue for years

Experts have predicted that the current shortage of nurses in the UK is set to continue for years and could get worse. The warnings have come about after a report in early 2016 on the nursing workforce by the Institute for Employment Studies for the Migration Advisory Committee. Key indicators have been identified as ageing…

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