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Nurses warn 'safe staffing at risk' under loans plan

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What people forget is that nursing is not like any other job, and student nurses find it very difficult to supplement themselves with a part time job as they are rostered onto the wards, working shift work, weekends and don't perhaps get their off duty until a few days before the previous months has finished, thus making it near impossible to plan the following month. I know this as a Ward Sister who is finding it increasingly difficult to even do the next roster due to lack of staff. This not only effects my own staff with their childcare planning but also the students to. To remove the bursary is ludicrous, but just another nail in the coffin for the nhs under this government. I use to worry for my grandchildren about there being no nhs for them but I think it will be sooner than that and will effect me in my lifetime.

Posted date

1 May, 2016

Posted time

10:04 am

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