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Valuing Nursing in the UK

Published: 13/02/2023
Last updated: 09/02/2023
Publication code: 010 695

Despite public support for the nursing profession, governments across the UK are failing to value and support nursing staff. Nursing staff feel undervalued and unsafe, causing an alarming number to leave the profession altogether. This report presents a range of factors which impact retention, as well as recommendations for action to bring widespread benefits for the workforce, and for safe and effective care.

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