Council of Deans of Health and Universities UK should stick to their primary purpose
Their constitution states that their ‘primary purpose is teaching, scholarship and research, financial accountability and independence, and accountability to students and the wider public’. Their proposal to scrap nursing bursaries and bring in tuition fees does nothing to achieve any of these purposes, and will do little or nothing to reduce the cost of education to the taxpayer or address inadequate workforce planning.
Students would be front-loaded with debt that their future career earnings are unlikely to enable...
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