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Training and recruitment of healthcare assistants in practices to be reviewed


HCAs are valuable members of a skillmix team, freeing up the time of qualified staff to concentrate on chronic disease management and anything else the government throws at General Practice. It's disappointing that the lessons learned from Winterborne Stoke and now mid-Staffs are taking so long to result in appropriate action. HCAs should be regulated appropriately and hold a nationally recognized qualification.

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23 Feb 2013

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