Would the crisis at Stafford Hospital been avoided by new nurse number rules?

Would the crisis at Stafford Hospital been avoided by new nurse number rules?All NHS hospitals are supposed to maintain a list of the number of employed nurses and get it published on a monthly basis for every ward.

April onwards all patients can access a site which demonstrates what number of staff is working and if the numbers meet the proposed levels.

The government’s reaction to an open analysis into failings at Mid Staffordshire Trust has led to these changes after it was discovered poor consideration might have expedited a higher-than-wanted number of deaths at Stafford Hospital.

The question now on everyone’s mind is that if the trust had been constrained to distribute its medical attendant numbers, might it have ceased the issues?

Minister for social change at Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Partnership Nhs Trust, Ms Donnelly got 100 complaints relating to the medication of patients when she worked at Stafford Hospital between
2006 and 2009.

Staffing levels are pivotal in light of the fact that even the best attendant can't convey the best forethought they can if assets are constrained.

She said that in her opinion it might not have had an immense effect in light of the fact that we knew patients and staff, incorporating herself, raised concerns and were not being listened to.

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