The number of NHS nurses on some wards is "wholly unsatisfactory" in "far too many cases", the head of the Royal College of Nurses has told ITV News.
However, Dr Peter Carter also warned that a new minimum standard of having eight patients for each nurse on duty would not solve staffing problems.
Dr Carter said that on some wards the ratio should be as low as one nurse per patient.
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Representatives for Scotland and Northern Ireland said they were concerned that they will be pulled out of the EU by English voters.
This is not hyberbole.
Some in Westminster don’t seem to have accepted that the priority among EU leaders is that the referendum is not seen to ‘succeed’.