The Department of Health has defended the Government's record on nurses after the body that sets NHS standards warned that nurses risk being overburdened with too many patients.
A DoH spokeswoman said:
"There are over 5,100 more nurses on our wards since 2010 and in response to the Francis Inquiry we have been tough on insisting on compassionate care in our hospitals."
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