How many practice hours are required to become a registered nurse?
Knight, Kate H
AffiliationUniversity of Chester; Liverpool John Moores University; University of Bradford; La Trobe University; Edge Hill University; Health Education England
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AbstractGlobally, the number of nurse vacancies is high, and there has been much scrutiny on the preparation of the nursing workforce. The World Health Organization (2020) has called for an acceleration of nurse education to meet future demands. In the UK, nursing is at a critical juncture. Post-pandemic attrition rates are high and, despite ambitious government targets, recruitment is unable to meet demand. A Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) report (NMC, 2022a) demonstrated that almost half the number of graduate nurses joining the register for the first time (48% of 48 436) completed nurse education outside the UK. Of this group, 66% were educated in India or the Philippines. Nurse education in the UK is approved
CitationGarrow, A., Roberts, D., Kenny, A., Leigh, J., Borwell, J., Knight K. H., Whaley, V., Monks, R., & Wright, K. (2022). How many practice hours are required to be become a registered nurse? British Journal of Nursing, 31(17), 908–909. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2022.31.17.908
JournalBritish Journal of Nursing
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