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Pensioner care crisis: Home visits could be 'a thing of the past' as nursing figures drop

Dr Peter Carter, past president of the Royal College of Nursing, said unless urgent action is taken the dramatically falling numbers of district nurses, signal the death knell for the service. He added that their vital services are not only essential but “cost effective” for keeping patients out of hospital and cutting a growing number of bed blockers. Since 2010 ...

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