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More nurses needed to avoid new Mid Staffs-style scandal, says RCN

Nursing body says government has failed to learn lessons and increase staffing levels More nurses are needed to prevent another scandal similar to that at Mid Staffordshire NHS trust, in which poor care was blamed for patient deaths, nursing leaders have said. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) says government attempts to increase the number of trainee nurses are not working and that care failings are becoming more likely.
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