NHS Scotland to train 800 more mental health nurses as NHS England loses more than 6 000 under the Tories

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John Robertson
NHS Scotland to train 800 more mental health nurses as NHS England loses more than 6 000 under the Tories

Spending £35 million over the next five years, NHS Scotland will increase mental health nurse training by 5% in 2017 /2018 alone and by around 800 staff in the five years of extra funding. This news from April 2017, which I’ve only just spotted, comes in the same year that NHS Scotland announced record staffing levels across the system. See: Contrary to Royal ‘College’ of Nursing’s ill-informed carping, the SNP Administration future-proofs nursing in Scotland as NHS England enters a…

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NHS Scotland to train 800 more mental health nurses as NHS England loses more than 6 000 under the Tories