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Nurses say training grants are only ‘first step’ in fixing NHS shortage

Cash is ‘first step’ to restoring numbers, says Royal College, but more funding needed...

Nurse leaders have cautiously welcomed Government plans to restore some grants for trainees entering the profession.

The Royal College of Nursing said the new policy was only a "first step" to removing barriers and that more funding was needed.

The Goverment has been criticised for abolising nursing bursaries, which NHS leaders have predicted will lead to a shortfall in staff.

Read more: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nhs-nurses-boris-johnson-cuts-staff-shortage-budget-a9250901.html