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Staff shortage hitting nurses; IN BRIEF.

FOUR in ten nurses say staffing shortages mean patients' care is compromised at least once a week, the Royal College of Nursing The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is a membership organisation with over 395,000 members in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1916, receiving its Royal Charter in 1928, Queen Elizabeth II is the patron.  said. More than half of the RCN's members, 55%, find they cannot provide the level of care they want to because they are so busy and the same number say there aren't enough staff to meet patient needs. And two thirds, 61%, of NHS NHS
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NHS (in Britain) National Health Service
 nurses say their workload is too heavy and they are under too much pressure.
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Oct 19, 2009
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