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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Should we allow artificial intelligence to manage migration?

How is artificial intelligence being used in governing migration? What are the risks and opportunities that the emerging technology raises for both the state and the individual crossing a country’s borders?

Ryerson University’s Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration and openDemocracy have teamed up to host this free live discussion on 15 April at 5pm UK time/12pm EDT.

Hear from:

Ana Beduschi Associate professor of law, University of Exeter

Hilary Evans Cameron Assistant professor, faculty of law, Ryerson University

Patrick McEvenue Senior director, Strategic Policy Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Chair: Lucia Nalbandian Researcher, CERC Migration, Ryerson University

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