Analysis

What’s in store for nursing in 2019? Staffing issues, Brexit and new leaders

New roles, education standards and leaving the EU are expected to dominate the nursing agenda this year
Brexit and the NHS

New roles, education standards and leaving the EU are expected to dominate the nursing agenda this year

Workforce

The first 2,000 nursing associates will be registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Council in January. The role, which is designed to address a skills gap between healthcare assistants and nurses in England, provides a route to graduate-level nursing. Around 40% of nursing associates in training have indicated they plan to go on to take a nursing degree, according to the Department of Health and Social Care.

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