My answer to this is 2 fold:-
firstly go back to paying bank staff weekly, so if I do a shift tomorrow I'll get paid next week instead of the end of July.
pay your own staff who pick up extras ovetime rates - it will still be much less than agency and you get someone you know.
Once though when I suggested this to a matron I was told "I don't want nurses working for me who are here just for the money". So instead she continue to pay for agency staff to cover nights for long-term sickness. Only in the NHS!
The decision for the Triage nurse to 'triage someone away' is very difficult and full of clashes of professional duty and Trust policy. Nurses would need to be assured of Vicarious Liability otherwise this type of policy won't work anyway.
Whilst I'm pro-choice we have significantly lower levels of breast feeding in the UK than other countries and this is not accounted for by the inability to breast feed.
Comment on: Government rejects 1% NHS pay rise in England
So the government can ignore everyone else's pay review but accept their own, who'd have thought!!
Shouldn't we rejoice that a substance that doesn't carry the same side effects and risks of over use of antibiotics is no worse than the antibiotics and better in some cases?