Nurse: NHS 'feels more like a conveyor belt'

The NHS is so understaffed it feels "more like a conveyor belt" a frustrated nurse has told Good Morning Britain.

The nurse said she had put a patient's life at risk "on many occasions" because she does not have time to monitor their vital signs.

She added: "I have been on duty where there has been one nurse to 14 patients. Elderly patients, who are totally dependent on you for their care needs."


Nurses do not have 'enough time to give adequate care'

Some 82% of nursing staff said time restraints mean they cannot properly care patients, a survey for ITV's Good Morning Britain and the Nursing Times has found.