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Invest more and smarter: solving the UK’s nurse staffing crisis

UK healthcare recruitment compares poorly with our European neighbours, according to a WHO report, which urges seeing nursing as an investment, rather than a cost

UK healthcare recruitment compares poorly with our European neighbours, according to a WHO report, which urges seeing nursing as an investment, rather than a cost

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first-ever report on the healthcare workforce in Europe.

It offers some telling insights into the profile of nursing and other healthcare professions in every country in the region, including the UK.

Pressures adding to staffing and retention issues

We are not alone in experiencing staffing shortages, it highlights, but we have little to be content about when nursing workforce comparisons are made.

Health system recovery and future preparedness will fail without a strengthened healthcare workforce, the authors say. The

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