Posted: 19/06/2016 at 14:13
I thought it was stretched when I worked in the NHS in the 90s so I can only imagine the pressures it's under now. I feel fortunate that although I had to wait a couple of months, I've have access to out patient physio in my local hospital. I'm so glad we have it. It's far from perfect, but we are so lucky.
I just heard on the radio that there's a bill or proposal abolishing the bursary schemes for student nurses. In it's place will be the student loan route. That's not going to help with recruitment of new British staff. In or out of the EU.