Nurses to train in basic care for a year

It would appear that the body of this story disappeared, so we have re-written again.

Under new government initiated changes to their training, nurses look likely that they will have to spend a year on wards to train on the feeding & washing patients before they can finally qualify as fully trained nurses, this is part of the government plans to ensure compassion in hospitals. This article covers some of the changes.

However, it has emerged that the standard training courses for nurses in the UK will not be extended beyond their current three years. How this squares with the extra year for the work on the wards is not clear yet.

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