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A review of nursing skill-mix to optimise care in an acute trust

Skill-mixing is an important part of workforce planning within the NHS and is crucial if cost-effective and appropriate care is to be delivered to all patients. In most trusts the nursing workforce - registered nurses and midwives, and health care assistants (HCAs) - represents the largest single staff group and their salaries constitute the largest item in the annual budget.

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