Friday, July 13, 2007

NHS Morale

One of the biggest factor both nationally and here in Cumbria in keeping NHS services open is morale. If morale is low, recruitment and retention of key personnel is harder, and that can be critical to providing safe services.

This week's Times had an interesting section on what doctors and nurses think of the health services. It made worrying reading.

One of the most important task for anyone serving as Health Secretary over the next few years will be to prove to doctors and nurses that they are listened to and valued.


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