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Jane Bates: Nurses are rapidly becoming an endangered species

Brexit and the 1% pay cap are putting the future of nurses and the NHS at risk. The situation is critical and the time to act is now, says Jane Bates.
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Brexit and the 1% pay cap are putting the future of nurses and the NHS at risk. The situation is critical and the time to act is now, says Jane Bates

Along with my fellow wildlife enthusiasts, I am concerned about the decline in the number of butterflies. We can only hope that the dry and warm weather at the end of June will have boosted their numbers.

Butterflies are not the only creatures under threat though. With our exit from the European Union and the 1% pay cap still in place, we only have a fraction of the nurses the country needs to ensure a healthy future for the NHS, and the nation.

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We are an endangered species, folks. Soon people with swanky binoculars and expensive cameras will be searching us out. ‘Quick! Over here! Oh no,

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