The Health Select Committee has recommended that hospitals in England record, and display publicly, the number of nurses on-duty on each ward; indicating whether these figures are high enough to meet recommended staffing levels.
Triggle, N. (2013). Be open over nurse numbers, hospitals urged by MPs. London: BBC Health News, September 18th 2013.
Triggle, N. (2013). Nurses: the engine of the NHS. London: BBC Health News, September 18th 2013.
This relates to:
House of Commons Health Committee (2013). After Francis: making a difference. Third Report of Session 2013–14. Report, together with formal minutes and oral and written evidence. HC 657, incorporating HC 982-i–iv, Session 2012–13. Published on 18 September 2013 by authority of the House of Commons. London: The Stationery Office, September 18th 2013.
Note: Additional written evidence published by the Committee in Session 2012–13 is available online.
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