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NHS England hospitals missing nurse number targets

A majority of NHS hospitals in England are failing to recruit enough nurses to provide safe levels of staffing, official figures show.

Some 92% of the 225 acute hospital trusts in England did not manage to run wards with their planned number of nurses during the day in August.

The Department of Health said staffing was a priority and that 50,000 nurses are currently in training.

Nick Quraishi reports.

  • 21 Dec 2015
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