A bad case of pre-operative nerves

Jim Buchan

They are better paid and more numerous than ever. No wonder health service staff are jittery – Jim Buchan looks at the the government's record of recruiting extra staff to the NHS, and the impact of new pay deals.

Publication:  Guardian
Reference:  Guardian, 28 April 2006

Jim Buchan discusses workforce issues in the NHS, following staff and wage increases. He suggests that it may be the case that the rapid growth in staff numbers has outstripped the NHS's capacity to use them.

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