'Safe staffing' move took national nurses by surprise

Hospital staff rushing with patient

Senior national and regional nursing leaders were taken by surprise by Simon Stevens’ announcement that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s work on safe staffing guidance was to be stopped, it has emerged.

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