Safety warning due to less number of nurses

Safety warning due to less number of nursesThe NHS has lost more than 5,000 attendants in only three years, official figures show. Information for May in the not so distant future uncovers that there were 348,311 qualified staff working in nursing, midwifery and health going by, down 5,601 on the figure of 353,912 in May 2010.

The amounts of midwives, health guests and school attendants have climbed over the period, making the drop is attributable to lost posts in nursing.

There were 307,634 medical attendants, midwives and health guests working what might as well be called full time in May, down on the 310,793 in May 2010. The amount of specialists working in the NHS has climbed marginally, as has the amount of rescue vehicle staff.

The information was discharged by the Health and Social Care Information Centre. Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham said, "Report after report has cautioned David Cameron of the focal imperativeness of attendant numbers in giving safe mind. At the same time these cuts show he is overlooking these warnings and permitting healing centers crosswise over England to work without safe staffing levels."

Health Minister Norman Lamb said, "Hospitals themselves must choose what number of and which staff they utilize and must distribute proof to show that numbers are ideal for the necessities of the patients that they take care of."

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