Safe Staffing

Cure the NHS welcomed the publication of the A&E guideline and particularly the fact that the committee clearly supported the idea of minimum nurse to patient ratios as being the best route to protect patients and provide high standards of care. We would urge all NHS trusts to consider aNd act on this guideline in the interests of their patients.
As a group we remain shocked and concerned that the Government and NHS England suspended NICE’s work on safe nurse staffing, a key recommendation …

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Safe Staffing March



Template to write to your MP.




On 4th June NHS England asked the National Institute for Health and
Care Excellence (NICE) to suspend its programme on safe staffing in the
NHS. ?The publication of evidence-based guidelines on safe staffing in
A&E, due in May, and any further guidance from NICE, seems to have been
shelved. ?The capacity for independent review of research evidence on
safe staffing, provided by NICE and called for by Sir Robert Francis in
his Mid-Staffs report, has been discarded. ?Sir Robert himself has
expressed serious …

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Department of Health- Request for comments

Request for comments: The Department of Health are seeking comments on a draft guide for patients and the public giving feedback and making complaints about NHS care and services

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