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In December 2017, 18 months on from the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, the first stage of negotiations relating to the UK’s departure from the EU concluded. At this stage in the process, what do we know about the possible impact on public health services? A new briefing paper, Brexit and mental health, from the Mental Health Network NHS Confederation (MHN) which represents 93% of statutory mental health trusts in England, sets out an assessment of the possible implications of Brexit and some of the key questions relating to future workforce supply and legislation. The implications of the UK’s departure from the
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About 40,000 nursing posts are now vacant in the NHS in England as the service heads for the worst recruitment crisis in its history, according to official new data. Responses to Freedom of Information requests submitted to trusts by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) show that one in nine posts are now unfilled – double the level in 2013. The data obtained by the RCN also suggests that fewer care providers are now employing registered nurses, raising new fears over patient safety. Research in all four countries of the United Kingdom, carried out by ComRes for the RCN, shows that four out of
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Healthperm welcomes a new report by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) which stresses the need for the Government to take action on the NHS’s deepening shortage of nurses. The RCN reports the current number of nursing applications for the next academic year has fallen by a third since the same point in 2016, and by 13% since last year. NHS Digital’s quarterly update detailing vacancy rates for a range of health professionals also showed that the number of unfilled advertised nursing and midwifery posts in England reached 34,260 in the three months to September – the highest level since records began. Across England as
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