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Loss of DH nursing advisory unit strongly criticised


The present pressures on health and social care have never been greater. Only last week Nigel Edwards of the Nuffield Trust cautioned that morale within the NHS was at an absolute all time low and liable to represent a threat to the service at least as great as the financial constraints. It would appear that the Department of Health is now failing to acknowledge the contribution of senior nurses in the running of the NHS. Without senior nurses advising and informing ministers and other civil servants the DH is in danger of becoming organisationally blindfolded at a time when health services in the United Kingdom are perilously close to a precipice. Mike Paynter Somerset 15 June 2016

Posted date

15 June, 2016

Posted time

5:14 pm