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Exclusive: Senior HCA ‘bridging’ role will be piloted next year


Is this not going back to a two tiered nursing system? Sounds like somebody is panicking due to the shortage of qualified nurses now and in the future, as thousands are due to retire in the next 5 years. We can make do with a cheaper alternative, will probably just have 1 qualified nurse per ward in the future managing support staff! Do we actually need qualified nurses anymore as the support staff take on more of a nurses role?

Posted date

21 October, 2015

Posted time

12:28 pm