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Over a million more health and care staff needed in the next decade to meet growing demand for care

The Health Foundation’s REAL Centre has today published new research that highlights the huge and growing workforce gap facing the NHS and social care in England over the next decade.

NMC to increase number of OSCE test providers

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has today announced that it has awarded contracts to five partners to deliver the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) part of the Test of Competence (ToC) from February 2022 onwards.

Care staff shortages pile pressure on NHS, say hospital managers

Shortages of care staff, who support older or disabled people in the community, are causing major problems for hospitals, the BBC has learned.

NHS chief executives say rising numbers of patients are stuck in hospitals in England due to a lack of care staff.

Nursing crisis sweeps wards as NHS battles to find recruits

Ministers area being warned of a mounting workforce crisis in England’s hospitals as they struggle to recruit staff for tens of thousands of nursing vacancies, with one in five nursing posts on some wards now unfilled.