Number of ambulance staff quitting almost DOUBLES leaving NHS facing crisis

The NHS faces an ambulance staffing crisis because numbers of workers quitting have almost doubled, experts warn.

Thousands more ambulance staff and paramedics plan to leave imminently, with poor working conditions and low pay blamed for the mass exodus.

The Unison, Unite and GMB unions were calling on the Government to review salaries or face the “catastrophe” of strike action.

In 12 months over 2010/11 a total of 845 ambulance staff quit, say NHS figures obtained by the three unions. In 2014/15 that had soared to 1,545.

Source: Number of ambulance staff quitting almost DOUBLES leaving NHS facing crisis – Mirror Online

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2 thoughts on “Number of ambulance staff quitting almost DOUBLES leaving NHS facing crisis

  1. argyleaf

    All fits nicely into the Tory plan. I’m sure they have many good friends in the private sector waiting gleefully in the wings to take over the service. They will then be in a position to say they need to introduce charges to be able to continue the service at a profit.

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