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Sunday, 26 April 2015

NHS cuts as £34 million spent on Agency nurses in the South West alone.

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/nhs-hit-by-stealth-cuts-of-2bn-as-tariffs-received-for-medical-procedures-are-reduced-10204414.html



NHS hit by stealth cuts of £2bn


Warning bells sound as spending on agency nurses soars





In 2014, the South West area NHS Trusts of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset alone, spent £34 million on obtaining Agency nursing from private companies. There is every reason to believe that similar and even greater sums in a number of other NHS Trusts around the country.
WHY?