Is your workplace missing some nurses? Is there a perpetual struggle to fill rota gaps?
This isn’t just a UK problem but one that is reflected across the world, impacting global health in the most significant way.
In this episode, International Council of Nurses chief executive Howard Catton talks about the issues with recruiting staff from overseas and how worldwide nursing shortages are impacting other major challenges such as climate change, including extreme heatwaves.
Mr Catton tells interviewer journalist Erin Dean what needs to be done to protect the future of nursing and healthcare.
In addition to talking about the role of nurses in the COVID-19 pandemic, he discusses how they continue to remain on the frontline of global conflict with the war in Ukraine.
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