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Training and recruitment of healthcare assistants in practices to be reviewed

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All staff groups should receive standardised training that meets the specific needs of the job as well as addresses the underlying principles involved in working in health with vulnerable people. Not only are HCAs not working to nationally agreed standards but practice nurses and nurse practitioners are not required to either. Until employers are penalised for not requiring or releasing staff for the correct training and until funding is made available to meet these needs then status quo.

Posted date

22 Feb 2013

Posted time

10:23am

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