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Just one applicant hired for every 400 jobs in this profession

Just one nurse is hired for every 400 jobs advertised, according to new NHS Digital official figures.

The recruitment crisis plaguing the NHS has been highlighted yet again, as the damning report found that on average, in England, just one in seven advertised jobs were filled in the three months to September 2017.

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Comments (1)

  • David Ball
    David Ball
    Thu, 25 Jan 2018 2:46pm GMT
    So the answer is obvious. Give nurses a 10% pay rise and procure/retain more staff. Then, less agency staff are needed, so money is saved there. Could be cost neutral or at most, only a moderate increase in wages budget.

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