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Living in the Red

The cost of living crisis for London's nursing workforce

Published: 30/01/2020
Publication code: 009 012
This report investigates how London’s cost of living impacts on nursing staff working in the capital. It showed that London’s high cost of living is forcing nursing staff out of the capital due to high accommodation and travel costs. Our members told us they feel less financially secure compared to 12 months ago and 57% said they are considering or planning to leave London in the next five years - up 17% from 2016. We have set out three recommendations to help address the problem. 

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