Time to care must not be jeopardised by NHS job cuts

Jenni Middleton, Nursing Times, November 16, 2010 Understandably, the inquiry on Mid Staffs has been a major part of virtually every conversation I’ve had with healthcare professionals since it started a few days ago. Regardless of their discipline, or whether the person I’ve been talking to has been in an acute or primary situation, they have all raised concerns that our current financial backdrop and the news that nearly 27,000 jobs could go from the NHS, will mean that another Mid Staffs is “inevitable”. A chilling remark considering that as we go to press, news emerged of another tragic case at the same trust. ... Time