NHS campaign guide - Quality and safe staffing in our NHS

Concerns about quality have been high on the agenda, whilst cuts are having a significant impact on frontline care and staffing. One of OurNHS's key NHS campaigns

10 December 2013

Read about staffing and quality issues on OurNHS here, or see links on the right.

The Francis Report (2013) into Mid-Staffordshire Foundation Trust.

Telegraph report on how a target-driven race to cost savings for Foundation Trust status was behind many of the problems at Mid-Staffs.

Official figures on NHS staff numbers from Full Fact Finder.

‘Four to one’ - campaign for mandatory nurse-patient staffing ratios in the NHS.

Safe Staffing Alliance - supported by the Royal College of Nurses, Unison and the Patients Association and calling for a mandatory minimum ratio of one registered nurse to 8 patients.

‘We are one NHS - defending Agenda for Change’ - Unite pay campaign information.

Find other campaigning tips on our 'Resources - Campaign tools' page here.


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