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More than half of South West nurses say patient care compromised

The figures come from a survey by the Royal College of Nursing. Credit: ITV West Country

More than half of nurses in the South West say they feel patient care was compromised on their last shift.

A survey by the Royal College of Nursing found the main reason for nurses' negative response was because there were not enough nurses or health care support workers on shift, and an increased number of patients who require more nursing care.

The RCN is calling on health care providers to urgently review nurse staffing levels.

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