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NHS workforce statistics show rise in doctors and nurses

The number of nurses in the NHS has increased by 9,398 and the number of doctors has risen by 5,188 in the past year, according to figures published this week.

In addition 15,266 former professionals in England have so far responded to the recruitment campaign to help the NHS tackle Covid-19 and will start being deployed from this weekend. This includes 5,117 doctors, 5,605 nurses and midwives and 3,686 allied health professionals and pharmacists. More....