NHS staff ‘working on the edge of safety’

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“NHS staff in England are working on the “edge of safety” as rising demand is outstripping the increasing numbers being employed, health bosses say.
There are now 6% more staff than there were three years ago, but demand for services has risen by three times as much in some areas.

NHS Providers, which represents health chiefs, said staff shortages was now the number one concern in the NHS.

But ministers insisted there were plans in place to tackle the problem.

Over the past year, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced rises in the number of training places for both doctors and nurses.

The Department of Health said this represented the “biggest ever expansion of training places” and would help ensure the NHS had the staff it needed. …”


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