Three solutions for the nursing staffing crisis in the NHS

The NHS is the fifth largest employer in the World, yet has a shortfall of staff, particularly nurses. Julie Messenger, a nurse with more than forty years NHS and educational experiences linked to the education of nurses, looks at the staffing challenges facing the NHS, and some of the solutions.

1. Size matters — the NHS is the fifth largest employer in the World, we should exploit that

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2. Support those with an interest in healthcare to train to become qualified nurses working in the NHS

3. It’s more than just training nurses — The role of Nursing Associates

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