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“2020health is an important and thoughtful contributor to the health debate”

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

Nursing – situation is made worse by the continuing uncertainty on social care funding

“It’s not entirely clear where the RCN has got their figures from on job losses but what is important is the reporting that nurses are having to undertake care that should be done by social care teams.

It is part of the last and present government’s vision to move more healthcare into the community and district nurses, community matrons and social care support are all essential to this. The lack of clear direction for the funding of social care in the Queen’s Speech last week"