The government has set an ambitious target of signing up 50,000 more nurses by 2025 , but how many nurses will have left the NHS by 2025?

This surely isn’t going to be anywhere near enough nurses to make up for all the nurses who will have gone.

The lack of foresight, strategy planning, along with the ongoing pantomime of chaos that is the hallmark of this government’s world-beating response to every stage of the coronavirus pandemic so far, is truly staggering.

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