Frontline nurses say their views on nursing policy is often overlooked because policymakers do not recognise the importance of their clinical experience.
There are several benefits of nurses providing input in policymaking processes. In South Africa, though, there are several barriers that prevent this.
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Foreign-born nurses working in the UK do a vital job in the face of discrimination, but their recruitment helps entrench global healthcare inequality.
The nursing profession has a profound shortage of nurses, which is compounded by nurses who moonlight, work overtime or work for agencies.
Nurses who moonlight admit they feel too tired to work and don't provide the best quality of care on duty.
Nursing is under pressure.
More nurses and higher education levels - not a change in values - are needed if nursing in Britain is to regain its world-leading status.
Have the wards filled up with more doctors and nurses?
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