We asked the online nursing community for comment on the publication of NICE’s safe staffing guidelines, which noted that staff:patient ratios higher than 1:8 presented risks for patients.
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28 May, 2014
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4 May 2018Jo Stephenson
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14 May 2018Nicola Merrifield
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